Selected for La Maestra, International Conducting Competition

Selected for La Maestra, International Conducting CompetitionJANUARY 2, 2020 © Karen Almond Mélisse Brunet has been selected among 11 other candidates to compete in the La Maestra Conducting Competition, the first international competition for women conductors! This is an incredible initiative that aims to discover, celebrate and support the world’s most talented women conductors and…

Guest Conductor with the Cleveland Institute of Music

Guest Conductor with the Cleveland Institute of MusicJUNE 23, 2018 Mélisse Brunet is invited as a guest conductor to open the 2018-19 season of the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, OH. “This conducting roster is the highest profile and most diverse in CIM’s distinguished 98-year history,” said President & CEO Paul W. Hogle.…

New Interim Music Director of NEPA

New Interim Music Director of NEPAMAY 17, 2018 Mélisse is the new Interim Music Director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic starting season 2018-19. Read more about it and discover the full season here. Photo Credit © Karen Almond Search: RECENT NEWSThe Daily Iowan: UI School of Music selects first woman to direct orchestral activitiesApril 23,…

2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview

2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview Read the announcement of the selection on the League of American Orchestras’ website here. Over two days, participants met the conductors, observed them in rehearsal settings, and experienced their high-caliber artistry in person as they led the GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony under the guidance of music director Giancarlo Guerrero.…

CIM Review of Selection to the Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview

CIM Review of Selection to the Bruno Walter National Conductor PreviewFEBRUARY 11, 2018 The Cleveland Institute of Music reviews Alumna Melisse Brunet’s selection here. Search: RECENT NEWSThe Daily Iowan: UI School of Music selects first woman to direct orchestral activitiesApril 23, 2021Mélisse Brunet named U of Iowa’s director of orchestral activitiesApril 22, 202102/12/20: Named Music…

NBC Article by Kimberly Richard

NBC Article by Kimberly RichardSEPTEMBER 10, 2017 Read HERE the entire article about the Hart Institute for Women Conductors at the Dallas Opera. Search: RECENT NEWSThe Daily Iowan: UI School of Music selects first woman to direct orchestral activitiesApril 23, 2021Mélisse Brunet named U of Iowa’s director of orchestral activitiesApril 22, 202102/12/20: Named Music Director…

The Dallas Opera

The Dallas OperaJuly 19. 2017 The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors Mélisse Brunet is one of the six conductors selected from 161 applicants representing 33 countries for the elite Opera program. Click here. Dallas, TX Search: RECENT NEWSThe Daily Iowan: UI School of Music selects first woman to direct orchestral activitiesApril 23,…