HEADLINE VOCALIST- Show songs, soul, jazz standards and Opera
Melodie Joy Hornett is a Brighton-born soprano, graduating with a Distinction in Classical Voice at Postgraduate level from the London College of Music. and obtained First Class Honours in Performance at the University of Chichester. She has been singing for 20 years now and has an array of experience under her belt.
Melodie’s greatest gift is her versatility as a singer. She has a vast repertoire and great vocal dexterity, enabling her to span a multitude of genres. She moves easily between Broadway belters, sultry soul, classy and controlled jazz standards and of course, dramatic operatic arias. Melodie is as comfortable singing bold and characterful music as she is singing intimately in small spaces. She has performed at some of the UK’s top venues during her career so far, including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and Barbican. Melodie has a number of Musical Theatre roles to her name, including Tracey Turnblad in ‘Hairspray’, Dionne in ‘Hair’, Kate McGowan in ‘Titanic’, Soul Girl in ‘Jesus Christ, Superstar’ to name a few. Locally, Melodie vocal coaches for several youth theatre companies and has worked with principals on ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Joseph’, ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Les Miserables’.