May 03, 2010

Next program : Melissa Robertson


Appearing on Sounds Live Radio' this Wednesday night (5th May 2010) is Cowra country/folk singer-songwriter Melissa Robertson.

Sydney born Melissa Robertson is a country-folk singer songwriter who began singing solo's at the age of 16 representing her school in regional concerts, musicals and music camps.

Melissa studied singing with Mrs Joan Ford completing her 5th grade in Ameb, and continued learning Arias. Melissa won 2nd prize in the City of Penrith Eisteddfod in 1986 and 2nd prize in the Cowra Eisteddfod in 1990 and 1992. She became a country girl when she moved to regional NSW, her love for the land and her passions for country and folk music grew when she began writing her own songs about her life experiences.

Melissa has participated at the Country Music Muster, is a member of the Folk Alliance and the Tamworth Songwriters Association. In January she was became the inaugural winner of the Wattle Flat Country Music Awards. This year Melissa won 3rd prize in the Grenfell Henry Lawson Busking Competition and submitted her song RIDE OF YOUR LIFE to the 29th Australian Songwriting Associations Contest and was shortlisted!

Melissa launched her EP 'RIDE OF YOUR LIFE' in October 2009. She is currently in the process of recording her debut album.

Tune-in every Wednesday evening from 9pm for 'Sounds Live Radio' on 92.3 & 94.7 MHz on the FM band, in Bathurst & Orange, NSW Australia... straight after Greg Fahey on The Laundromat.
You can also listen to the show streamed live online right on your internet
(using Windows Media Player).
Every Wednesday evening, between 9-10pm
(AEST).

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2MCE-FM ~ Out There: Live and Local

3 comments:

Melissa Robertson said...

Thanks so much for the publicity ....I'm looking forward to hearing it....

Cheers

Melissa

Mal's Team Gherkin said...

You're most welcome :) :)

Melissa Robertson said...

I really enjoyed the show last night sounded Great!!!

Many thanks

Melissa