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Melissa Wood

Melissa Wood

Originally from Manitoba, Mezzo-soprano Melissa Wood has called Saskatchewan home for the past eighteen years. A graduate of Briercrest College, Melissa received her B.A. In Music Performance: Voice under the tutelage of Dr. Ron de Jager. Since graduating, Melissa’s passion has been to teach and perform. She has starred in numerous productions encompassing musical theatre to opera. Some of her more recent performances include, Ruth in Pirates of Penzance, the Duchess in The Gondoliers, Miss Todd in Old Maid and the Thief, Golde in Fiddler on the Roof, The Mother Abbess in Sound of Music and Marilla in Anne of Green Gables. In 2013 Melissa had the privilege of studying under acclaimed Mezzo Soprano Paula Rockwell in Wolfville Nova Scotia. While studying in Nova Scotia, she was featured as a guest soloist at Wolfville Baptist Church’s Lenten Concert Series. Melissa has taught at Briercrest College in Caronport, SK for the past 15 years. and is passionate about helping young singers establish a good technical foundation. She recently completed a Master of Music degree at the University of Regina. Her final Graduate recital featured the music of Canadian composers such as Beckwith, Somers, Ford, Greer, Archer and Forsyth. She is the proud mother of three young children, Isabel, Hannah and Felix, who enjoy music just as much as she does.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Voice
  • Speech & Drama

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • At a school
  • At student home
  • Online

Addresses

  • Briercrest College & Seminary @ 510 College Drive, Caronport SK, CA, S0H 0S0