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Melissa Gregory

Mozart Airborne

Brisbane-based  mezzo-soprano,  Melissa  Gregory,  graduated  with  a  Bachelor  of  Music  (Classical  Voice)  in  Performance  with  First  Class  Honours  in  2013  at  the  Queensland Conservatorium  of  Music  under  the  tutelage  of  Margaret  Schindler.  She also recently completed a Graduate Diploma of Music Studies in Opera Performance.

In 2014, she was selected as a Young Artist for the Song Company in Sydney performing at the Music at Manly festival, the Canberra International Music Festival, the Aurora Festival, the Moorambilla Festival and the Song Company MVIS schools shows in NSW and the ACT.

Melissa has performed as the Alto soloist in Bach’s St Luke Passion and Vivaldi’s Gloria RV 589 with the Bach Society of Queensland, Dvořák’s Mass in D with the Brisbane Chorale and was the mezzo-soprano soloist in Brahm’s Liebeslieder op. 52 and Schmitt’s  Chanson  à  quatre  voix  in  the  Queensland  Conservatorium  Concert  series.  Her  operatic  roles  include  the  title  role  of  Hansel  in  Humperdinck’s  Hansel  and  Gretel,  Dritte Dame  in  Mozart’s  Die  Zauberflöte  and  Florence  Pike  in  Britten’s  Albert  Herring.  In 2015, Melissa won the Elizabeth Muir Postgraduate Prize and the Linda Edith Allen Postgraduate Prize at the Queensland Conservatorium. She was also the recipient of the Lynette Casey-Brereton award at the 2016 National Liederfest.