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Melissa Reiner

Violin

Website: www.melissareiner.com

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

Full time Position

  • New West Symphony – member, no 3 & 4, 2nd violin (2004 - 2010) • includes tours with Andrea Bocelli
  • Jonas Brothers Strings - Leader and Contractor (2008 - 2009)
Professional Freelance - UK
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Milton Keynes City Orchestra
  • Guildford Philharmonic
  • English Festival Orchestra, no 2
  • London Gala Orchestra
  • Accord Music Ltd
Professional Freelance - USA
  • Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
  • Delaware Symphony Orchestra
  • Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
  • Percy Faith Orchestra - tours to Japan
  • Hollywood Pops Orchestra
  • Aspen Choral Society

Training

  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra - Associate Concertmaster
  • Aspen Music Festival, studies with Dorothy Delay
  • Blossom Music Festival - Assistant Concertmaster
  • National Orchestral Institute - Principal

THEATRE

  • Phantom of the Opera – West End Deputy (London)

FILM & TV SESSIONS

  • Isobel Griffiths Ltd
  • Hilary Skewes Ltd
  • Recordings in the US for Rocky Balboa • Pretty Persuasion (soloist) • Mr And Mrs Smith • Jonas Brothers King of the Hill • The Family Guy • American Dad • The Cleveland Show • Grey’s Anatomy • Charmed

Records

  •  “Great Love Constant Thought” - solo album available on iTunes
  • Recordings for: Katie Melua • Chris Botti • k.d. lang • Daniel Powter • Christina Aguilera • Big Elf • Tyler Hilton • Belle and Sebastian • Aimee Mann • Joan Osborne • Jon McLaughlin • Emmy Rossum • Sara Bareilles • Mary J. Blige • Kelly Clarkson • Paloalto • Dishwalla • Better Than Ezra • The Bangles

TV Appearances

  • The Tonight Show - eve 6 • Il Divo • Brian McKnight • Shaggy • Lisa Hannigan (soloist) • Aqualung (soloist)
  • The Grammy Awards - Backstreet Boys • Backing Orchestra
  • American Idol - Harry Connick Jr. • Janet Jackson • Will Young • Carrie Underwood
  • Dancing with the Stars – Adele (Quartet Leader) • Backing Orchestra

SOLO

  • Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman’s Violin Concerto, Trent Arena, Ohio - world premiere (2006)
  • Solo and chamber recital featuring the works of Edward Manukyan

EDUCATION

  • The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA) - Bachelors Degree & Masters studies

PROFESSORS
Dorothy Delay & Piotr Milewski (Juilliard School) • Isador Tinkleman • Shirley Givens • Violaine Melancon •
Earl Carlyss (former member of the Juilliard String Quartet)

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Instruments
Violin