Melanie Lina (2015)A native of Ozark, Missouri, Melanie studied at the Saint Louis Symphony Conservatory and School for the Arts. She came to NZ in 2010 to marry a New Zealander and teaches privately and at St. Paul's Collegiate School in Hamilton. Former orchestral soloist appearances include the National Orchestra of Porto, Portugal, the Samara Philharmonic and St Petersburg Kapella Orchestra of Russia. In NZ she has appeared as recitalist on several North Island series and in her concerto debut performed Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto.
Melanie will play compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Chopin, Gershwin and Debussy.View Programme Notes