Melissa – Harpist

Melissa currently has a very busy career as a freelance orchestral harpist and performer at events and weddings. She has performed at an extensive variety and number of occassions, including fashion shows for Dolce & Gabbana and for the British designer Matthew Williamson at his launch of the Horticultural Oasis at Blakes Hotel.




Melissa has performed solo harp recitals at Buckingham Palace, for the Queen’s Coronation Festival, Victoria & Albert Museum, The National Gallery, Winchester Cathedral, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, the Royal College of Music (RCM), Salvi Harps Showroom London, St. Peter’s Church, Kensington and the Kammermusiksaal Köln, Germany. Other performing highlights include being selected to provide music for HRH Prince of Wales at the Royal College of Music President’s Visit.

Also an active orchestral musician, Melissa has performed with numerous orchestras, including Orchestra Vitae, London Firebird Orchestra, Aldwych Sinfonia, the RCM Symphony Orchestra, RCM Philharmonic, King’s College London Symphony Orchestra, Havant Symphony Orchestra, the Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra and the Köln Hochschulorchester, in prestigious venues such as the Duke’s Hall, the Royal Academy of Music and St. John’s Smith Square and the Konzertmusiksaal Köln. She has also been involved in contemporary chamber operas at the RCM and as part of the Glyndebourne Opera Festival 2011.