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Biography

Melissa-Marie Shriner, vocalist

    

MELISSA-MARIE SHRINER, A VERSITILE JAZZ AND CLASSICAL VOCALIST


BIO
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.
 

Jazz

Classical

Pure Imagination

PURE IMAGINATION 

from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 

Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley  


Performed by:  

Melissa-Marie Shriner, vocalist 

Stu Harrison, piano 

Clark Johnston, upright bass  


May 6, 2018, St Thomas Anglican Church, St Catharines

On My Way

ON MY WAY 

Written by Mark Steiger/Marie Vanderwal  

From the Album:  

A Christmas Love Song,  

Melissa-Marie Shriner  

***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 

Skylark

SKYLARK 

Written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael 


Performed by:  

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

MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE 

Written by Bob Dylan.  

Melissa Marie Shriner, vocalist 


Video recorded by Dave Vogt

Le Rossignol - Leo Delibes

LE ROSSIGNOL 

Written by Leo Delibes


Melissa-Marie Shriner, soprano

Mark Fulep, flute

Erik Gero, piano


St. Georges Anglican Church, Goderich Ontario, July 22, 2017.