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MELISSA-MARIE SHRINER, A VERSITILE JAZZ AND CLASSICAL VOCALIST
Soprano Melissa-Marie Shriner is well known as a versatile performer in recitals, concerts, and self-produced shows, throughout southern Ontario and upstate New York.
With her feet solidly planted in both the classical and jazz worlds, Ms Shriner regularly performs as soloist with the Avanti Chamber Singers, as a guest soloist with Choralis Camerata, with The Melissa-Marie Shriner Jazz Trio, as the featured artist for the In The Village Concert Series, the TD Niagara Jazz Festival, the Twilight Jazz Series, along with various other musical incarnations.
Ms Shriner has most recently finished a concert tour, performing in solo recitals in Europe, performing throughout Hungary, which included performances of world premieres of Canadian-Hungarian compositions, recorded live for National Radio.
Her latest jazz endeavours include her sophomore jazz recording, A Christmas Love Song, a throw-back to the classic Holiday recordings of the 1940's and 50's, which was released November of 2017.
Ms Shriner holds a solid reputation as a vocal pedagogue mainly through Melissa Shriner Music Studio in Jordan Station, and serves as vocal/choral workshop clinician at various high schools in the Niagara Region.
Ms Shriner is the creative force behind the successful "In the Village" concert series, now in its 8th season, for which she serves as Artistic Director, Producer, and Performer.
from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Melissa-Marie Shriner, vocalist
Stu Harrison, piano
Clark Johnston, upright bass
May 6, 2018, St Thomas Anglican Church, St Catharines
ON MY WAY
Written by Mark Steiger/Marie Vanderwal
From the Album:
A Christmas Love Song,
***NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES AND GOOGLE PLAY ***
A CHRISTMAS LOVE SONG
Release date: Sat, Nov 25, 2017
Artist: Melissa-Marie Shriner
Piano: Stu Harrison
Upright Bass: Clark Johnston
Producer/Arranger: Peter Campbell
Recording Engineer: Mike Tompa
Mixing Engineer: Scott Shpak
Mastering Engineer: Mike Indovina
Graphic Design: Liz Venneri
Photo: Erwin Loewen
Written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael
Melissa-Marie Shriner, vocals
Stu Harrison, piano
Ross Mac Intyre, bass
Bobby Hsu, sax
May 2017, Mahtay Cafe, St Catharines, ON
MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE
Written by Bob Dylan.
Melissa Marie Shriner, vocalist
Video recorded by Dave Vogt
Written by Leo Delibes
Melissa-Marie Shriner, soprano
Mark Fulep, flute
Erik Gero, piano
St. Georges Anglican Church, Goderich Ontario, July 22, 2017.