Welcome to the website of flautist Melissa Doecke
Melissa Doecke is one of Australia's most exciting flautists, with a busy career of concerto performances, solo recitals and chamber music concerts. Melissa regularly performs with Australian symphony orchestras including as Guest Principal Flute with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria.
A section Finalist in the 2010 Australian Young Performer Awards Melissa gave the Australian premiere of Christian Lindberg's Flute Concerto as soloist with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
Melissa studied in Australia at the University of Queensland and the Canberra School of Music as well as on scholarship at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London. She has performed in London at the BBC Proms in Royal Albert Hall, at St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Purcell Room at London's Southbank, as well as in recordings for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Television. Melissa has also given recitals in Italy, Prague, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Brazil, across the UK and Australia, and performed at music festivals worldwide. Melissa is passionate about performing and promoting new music and new Australian music in particular.
Melissa has recently returned to Australia after 5 years in the UK and is currently based in Melbourne.