Melissa BrownConcerts & Administration Coordinator

Melissa joined the Gabrieli team in the summer of 2022 as Concerts & Administration Coordinator.

Alongside her work with Gabrieli, Melissa is a freelance trombonist, music educator, and podcaster based in the Midlands. A large portion of her work focusses on educating future musicians both as a classroom music teacher and low brass specialist instrumental teacher.

Melissa came to arts administration roles through employment as a Box Office Assistant at St Johns Smith Square and was subsequently the orchestra manager for Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra when working with Berkshire Maestros.

Melissa is also the host, producer, and editor of Bold as Brass Podcast where she interviews fellow brass professionals from around the world about their jobs and has accumulated an international following with 130 episodes released to date.

Melissa is a graduate of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (BMus Performance & LTCL Instrumental Teaching, 2013).