Melanie Chirignan, Flutist

I'm a NY based classical flutist, and I also play piccolo and alto flute.  I'm available for solo and chamber group recitals, orchestra work, new music, weddings, etc. I enjoy working with new composers, and performing and recording new music.

Concert Schedule

Fri. Nov. 16th, 2:30 PM, Solo flute at avery Heights, Hartford, CT

Fri. November 16th, 7:30 PM, concert with Guitarist Scott Hill at the Simsbury public library

Sunday November 18th, 2PM, trio concert with Guitarist Scott Hill and violist Rachel Hill, Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library @475 Moe Rd | Clifton Park, NY 12065

SUn. Dec. 2nd, 9:45 prelude music for 10 aM mass accompanying the choir at First Reformed Church of Schenectady (8 North Church St. Schenectady, NY 12305)

SUn. Dec. 7th, 6PM chamber music house concert with clarinetist Alex Kollias, oboist Kelly Lockwood, and pianist Michael Clement in Albany, NY. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 AT THE DOOR.

Sun. Dec. 9th, 9:45 Am prelude music for 10Am mass with stringwynde At westminster Presbyterian Church (262 State St, Albany, NY 12210)

Mon. Dec. 10th, 5:30-7:30 PM music for the Hyde House, private event.

Sun. Dec. 30th, 2018 4PM, Stringwynde performs at the whitney center in Hamden, CT.

Thurs. March 21st, 2019 noon COncert with Guitarist Scott Hill @ Capital Community College in Hartford, CT

Friday April 5th, 2019, 6PM, First Friday concert at First Presbyterian Church in Albany (362 State Street,
Albany, NY 12210)

TBA Sunday in the Spring of 2019, recital with pianist Mark Evans at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, Gloversville, NY 12078

Past dates:

SUN. JAN 8, 2017 novelette 13, at NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW BRITAIN, CT

THURS. JAN 19, 2017, NOvelette 13, GROUPMUSE, CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN

Fri. Jan 20, 2017 Novelette 13 at City Reliquary, Brooklyn, NY 

Fri. Jan 27, Chelsea Symphony, Chelsea, NY

Sat. Jan 28, Chelsea Symphony, Chelsea, NY

Thurs. March 9, Gateway Classical Music Society, New York NY

SUN. MARCH 12, GATEWAY CLASSICAL MUSIC SOCIETY, RIDGEWOOD NJ

SUN. MARCH 19, GATEWAY CLASSICAL MUSIC SOCIETY, WESTPORT, CT

Tues. March 21, Flute Master class at PS 46

Fri. April 14, service at Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, NY

Sat. April 15, Groupmuse with guitarist Kenji Haba in Brooklyn, NY

Sat. April 22, Groupmuse with Guitarist Kenji Haba in Brooklyn, NY

Fri. May 5, 5-7 PM Music at Micropolis, Gloversville, NY

SuN. May 7, 3-4:30PM, Chamber at the Chamber: A Festival of Winds, Gloversville, NY

FRI. JUNE 2, Novelette 13 at MIS-EN_PLACE, BROOKYLN, NY

SUN. JUNE 4, 7PM, NOvelette 13 at SCHOLES STEET STUDIO, BROOKLYN, NY

Mon. June 12, 4PM, Fife and drum corps, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

SAT. JUNE 25, Novelette 13 at Opera America, NY

THURS. JULY 6, 7:30 PM, Novelette 13 at PRIVATE EVENT AT THE WATERMARK IN SOUTHBURY, CT

Fri. July 7th, 7:30 PM, with guitarist Scott Hill, groupmuse, East Village, NY

FRI. JULY 21, 2:30-3:30PM, Novelette 13 at AVERY HEIGHTS, PRIVATE EVENT, HARTFORD, CT

FRI. JULY 21, 5-8 PM Novelette 13 at WADSWORTH ATHENEUM, HARTFORD, CT

Sat., August 5th, 6-7 PM, Novelette 13 at Cornelia St Cafe,  Greenwich Village, NY

THURS. SEPT. 21, 6 PM, Novelette 13 at QUOGUE LIBRARY, LONG ISLAND, NY

Sat. October 7, from 7-8 PM, with guitarist Kenji Haba, Silvana, NY, NY

Sun. October 15, 6 PM, Corenelia St. Cafe, with guitarist Kenji Haba, the Village, NY

Saturday October 19th, 2017 at 8 PM, string quartet +flute (Adrianne Munden-Dixon and Jason Mellow, violins, Arman Alpyspaev, viola, Sara Bennett-wolfe, cello) on Mishi-maya-gat spoken word and Music Series at Manchester community college 903 Main St. Manchester, CT

TUES. OCTOBER 24, 2017 AT 6PM, Novelette 13 at CAPITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 950 MAIN ST HARTFORD, CT

Sun. October 29th, 6:15 PM, with string quartet (Adrianne Munden-Dixon and Jason Mellow, violins, arman Alpyspaev, viola, Sara Bennett-wolf, cello) at a groupmuse in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

THurs. Nov. 9th, music for private event at Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

Sat. November 11, 3:30 PM Gloversville community Music presents: In Dreams and Madness, Mayfield central presbyterian church, 22 North Main St, mayfield, NY 12117

Sun. November 12, 9:45 Am service with Harpist Dahron Rees-Rohrbacher, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 362 State St, Albany, NY 12210

Sat. nOVEMBER 18TH, 2017, 7:30 PM, Duo Keme, tHE sECRET tHEATRE, 44-02 23rd St, lONG iSLAND cITY, ny

Sun. November 19th, 2 PM, duo Keme, Japan Society of Fairfield County, Bush Holley House in Cos Cob. 

Sat. Nov. 25, 3PM,  Chamber music at the Chamber, 2 North Main St., GLoversville, NY Tickets are $10 pre-sale, $15 at the Door

Sun. November 26, 6PM, Novelette 13 at Church of the Good Shepherd, 1950 Batchelder Street Brooklyn, New York 11229

Sat. Dec. 2nd, 6 Pm, Christmas program at Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Dec. 24th, 2017 7:30 PM, accompanying the xmas eve service at First Church In Albany

2018:

SUN. JAN 7, 2018 AT 2:30PM, with guitarist Scott Hill at FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 116 Merritts Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Wed. Jan. 24th, with the Chelsea Symphony, private event at the Heldrich Hotel and conference Center, New Brunswick, NJ

Sat. Jan 27th, 2018, 7:30 PM, with Guitarist Kenji Haba, Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A W 13th st, NY

Sat. Feb. 10th, 2018 at 4PM, solo flute at private event at Seabury, Bloomfield CT

Sun. Feb. 25th, 2018 at 2PM, Recital with pianist Michael Clement at Troy Public Library, 100 2nd st Troy, NY 12180

Sun. March 4th, 2018 at 2PM, Stringwynde, annual Welsh Society of the capital district Banquet, Centre Street Pub, 308 Union St., Schenectady, NY

Sun. March 18th, 1-4 PM Classical Music Showcase at the New York State Museum with guitarist Paul Quigley. 222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230. Set time 2:30-3:30.

Sun. March 25th, 2:20 PM, solo flute concert at the Massry residence in albany

Thurs. April 5th, 5-6 PM Music for April Art after dark at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford CT

Fri. April 6 at 1PM, solo performance for residents at Kingsway Village in Schenectady

Sun. April 8, 2018, at 11 am, music for restorative yoga class at studio 4, 151 Lafayette St, Schenectady, NY 12305 

Sat. April 21st, 7:30 PM, with Octavo singers and Capital district youth choral at Proctor’s Theatre, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY

Sat. April 28th, 7PM, 1st Flute with Garden State Philharmonic at Grunin Arts Center @ OCean County ColLege, Tom's River NJ

 

Sat. May 12, 9-1 PM Saratoga Farmers Market at 112 High Rock Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Sun. May 13, 2PM solo performance at the Terrace at Glen Eddy @ 1 Ascot lane, Niskayuna, NY 12309

Sun. May 20th, 10 AM service at First Reformed Church @8 Church St, Schenectady, NY

Sun. May 20, 3:30PM, Groupmuse with guitarist Paul Quigley in Schenectady, NY. Reserve your spot Here.

Sat. June 2nd, 7:30 PM, flute with Capital Pride Singers, Westminster Presbyterian Church@ 262 State St. Albany, NY

Wed, June 6th, 7:30 PM, flute with Capital Pride Singers, RPI Chapel and Cultural Center @ 2125 Burdett Ave Troy, NY

 

Sat. June 23rd, 3PM, solo flute concert at North Babylon Public Library located at  815 Deer Park Ave. North Babylon, NY, 11703

Sun. June 24th at 6:30, Groupmuse with Duo KEME in Crown Heights, NY

Sat. June 30th at 7Pm, groupmuse with duo Keme in the East village, NY

Fri. July 6th, 7:30 PM at Eden's Cafe @269 Osborne Rd #3 Loudonville, NY 12211

Sat. July 14th, 7:30 PM, with guitarist Paul Quigley and cellist Will Hayes at the octagon barn @ 588 Middle Rd, Delanson, NY 12053

Sat. July 21st, 3:30 PM "Echoes of Bernstein" at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church. 

Sat. July 28th, Concert at the Guilderland Public Library

Mon. August 6th, 11:30-1PM Hyde luncheon at Lake George club

Thurs. August 9th at 2 PM, Hudson Valley Wind Quintet will be performing a children's program "Musical Beasts" at  Monroe Free library @ 44 Millpond Parkway Monroe, NY 10950. Phone #: (845) 783-4411

Sun. August 12th, 4PM, solo flute concert at the Whitney center, hamden, ct.

MOn. August 20th, 7pm, with Guitarist Paul Quigley, Rotterdam Summer concert Series @ the Rotterdam Senior Center (2639 Hamburg St, Schenectady, NY 12303

Sun. August 26th, Stringwynde performs 9:30 AM Service at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 362 State St, Albany, NY 12210

Fri. Sept. 7th, 5:45 PM with Guitarist Paul Quigley, Private wedding ceremony

Sept. 30th, 4PM, recital with pianist Michael Clement, Clarinetist Alexander Kollias, and oboist Kelly Lockwood at Niskayuna reformed church (3041 Troy Schenectady Rd, Niskayuna, NY 12309). Partially funded by a stipend from Price Chopper, free-will donation accepted. 

Mon. October 8th at 12:30PM, Recital with guitarist Paul quigley at Cohoes senior center (10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes, NY 12047

Sat. Oct 13th, 7PM Stringwynde performs at the Slate Valley Museum