Now in its 39th year, with some musicians participating since conception, Messiah from Scratch brings orchestral musicians and singers of all ages together to support Feed Nova Scotia and the Chebucto Symphony Orchestra. Messiah music scores are provided for a quick, one-hour rehearsal and then performed for the public, from scratch.
(B. Mus., B.Mus.Ed., Memorial University of Newfoundland, M. Curr. Studies, Music Ed., Acadia University) is an active musician/conductor who performs with numerous groups such as the Chebucto Symphony Orchestra, Halifax Summer Opera Festival, and Nova Sinfonia.
She has been teaching instrumental music at Prince Andrew High school since 2007, and has done the musical direction for their productions of Cabaret, Grease, Sound of Music, Oklahoma, Wizard of Oz and Legally Blonde.
Melissa was awarded the Don Wright Scholarship in Music Education, and nominated for an HRSB “Teachers Make a Difference” award in 2014.
December 27th, 2017
Faith Tabernacle Church
Everyone is welcome to participate or to hear the performance. Messiah from Scratch will be held Wednesday December 27 at Faith Tabernacle, 6225 Summit Street, Halifax. Rehearsal is at 2:00 p.m. and the performance at 3:15 p.m. Cost is $10 to participate or attend, with a $10 deposit for scores (refunded when returned). Donations and canned food for Feed Nova Scotia are welcome.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions!