MELISSA JOINER — Strings
To speak with Melissa, please don’t hesitate to call @ 205-661-8410.
Where are you from? Oxford, AL
How long have you been playing? Since about four years old
Where did you get your music education? Jacksonville State University
Where do you perform? Red Mountain Chamber Orchestra
What are your top three artists on your iPhone right now? I Am They, Hillsong, Alan Jackson
Who has been your biggest musical influences? Vivaldi
What’s your favorite “stage” memory? Playing a Star Wars Theme in the Helena Orchestra — we put glow sticks on our bows. It was so fun!
Most embarrassing musical memory? When I was a child, my instructor wouldn’t let us bring our music on the stage for our recitals. I got stuck on a page and couldn’t remember the rest. I sat there for a while, and he let me off the stage. However, I had to go back up at the end and I still couldn’t remember the part. I cried and cried. It was awful.
Favorite restaurant? Chuys
Favorite movie? Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken
What do you like to do on your day off? Sleep
Favorite Scripture? “…but those who wait upon the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint.” — Isaiah 40:31