Time: October 3, 2010 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Location: Shenzhen Concert Hall
Street: 2016, Fuzhong 1st Rd, Futian District
Website or Map: http://www.shenzhenconcerthal…
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Shenzhen Concert Hall
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2010
Melissa Calusio, an International recording and touring artist who has concertized extensively, presents ¡°Joy, Peace, Love, Hope¡± a musical journey through the ages using ancient to modern music from all around the world. She will share her wealth of knowledge about the harp and its traditions using music that will touch your soul.
¡°The highest calling of a professional performer is to entice emotion and appreciation from any audience.¡± Melissa¡¯s musical experience and communication skills are focused on doing just that through her exciting artistic expression.
This show will reveal the rich and long history of this most beautiful and unique instrument using music that portrays the magnificence and versatility of the harp. Melissa performs music from different parts of the world ¨C including China and America.
Melissa¡¯s musical training began at the age of two with piano lessons from her Mother and harp lessons beginning at the age of 7. She began performing at the age of 9 as a soloist and continued her pursuit of excellence at the Interlochen Arts Academy and then the University of Texas. As a certified Teacher of Music, Dance, and Theater her love of creativity continues to be passed on. Her musical awards are numerous including; Various Concerto Contests throughout the USA, MTNA YOUNG ARTIST Scholarship, COLBURN-PLEDGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP, guest performer /lecturer for many conventions, performed with music greats Henry Mancini, Barbara Streisand, Vienna Boys Choir, and many world renowned orchestras. Her academic honors include membership in Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society.