Broadway World: Melissa Schott Joins All-Star Lineup for Adrienne Arsht Center Gala

Broadway World: Melissa Schott Joins All-Star Lineup for Adrienne Arsht Center Gala

Triple threat Melissa Schott joins a star-studded group of presenters and performers including Gloria EstefanChita RiveraVanessa WilliamsDenyce GravesStorm LargeRita Moreno and more at the Adrienne Arsht Center this spring.

Presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center, the 11th Season Gala Concert celebrates and pays tribute to women in the arts will take place March 30th. The all-female lineup will be under the musical direction of Broadway's Madeline Smith (Waitress, Frozen).

A featured singer/dancer in Cirque du Soleil's Original Company of Banana Shpeel, choreographed by Jared Grimes and directed by David Shiner, Schott performed at New York City's Beacon Theatre, Chicago's own Chicago Theatre and Toronto's Canon Theatre. She was also with the National Company of Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Judy Understudy), choreographed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner and directed by Tony Award-winner Walter Bobbie.

Melissa most recently has traveled North America as a featured singer in Classic FM's Four Decades of Radio Hits show, performing with various symphonies, including the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Naples Philharmonic. She is a featured vocalist for MTI's Broadway Jr. recordings of Pirates of Penzance (Ruth), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Violet and Mrs. Gloop) and Into The Woods (Witch), and is the choreographer for Music K-8 Magazine tutorial videos.

Proceeds from the Gala will support the Arsht Center's Arts Education and Community Engagement programs, which enrich the lives of people of all ages in Miami-Dade County.

You can learn more about Melissa at www.melissaschott.com. For more information on the show, visit www.arshtcenter.org/Tickets/Calendar/2016-2017-Season/Gala/Gala.

Video: "Charlie Ain't Home" ZZ Ward

Video: "Charlie Ain't Home" ZZ Ward

Check out this tap duet to "What Do I Know?" choreographed by Melissa Schott and performed with her student, Savannah Martin!

Video: "What Do I Know?" Ed Sheeran

Video: "What Do I Know?" Ed Sheeran

Check out this tap duet to "What Do I Know?" choreographed by Melissa Schott and performed with her student, Savannah Martin!

Muisc K-8's Choreography Video, "Smile, Smile, Smile", is Now Available

Muisc K-8's Choreography Video, "Smile, Smile, Smile", is Now Available

Join Melissa Schott and friends as they teach the latest choreography for "Smile, Smile, Smile" accompanying Music K-8, Vol. 27, No. 4.  This musical arrangement by Paul Jennings, complete with a kazoo musical interlude, is a fun selection for music teachers and their students nationwide.

Be sure to check out all of Melissa's Music K-8 choreography videos here.

Music K-8's Choreography Video, "V For Valentine", is Now Available

Music K-8's Choreography Video, "V For Valentine", is Now Available

Join Melissa Schott and friends as they teach the latest choreography for "V For Valentine" accompanying Music K-8, Vol. 27, No. 3.  Students will definitely want to share this original song by Teresa and Paul Jennings with their valentines.

Be sure to check out all of Melissa's Music K-8 choreography videos here.

Music K-8's Choreography videos for "Groovin' Elf" and "Better Bundle Up" are Now Available

Music K-8's Choreography videos for "Groovin' Elf" and "Better Bundle Up" are Now Available

Join Melissa Schott and friends as they teach the latest choreography for "Groovin' Elf", written by the writing team of David and Anne Ellsworth, and "Better Bundle Up", written by Teresa Jennings, both accompanying Music K-8, Vol. 27, No. 2.  These original songs will get you grooving for the holidays.

Be sure to check out all of Melissa's Music K-8 choreography videos here.

Music K-8's Choreography Video for "Crunchy Leaves" is Now Available

Music K-8's Choreography Video for "Crunchy Leaves" is Now Available

Join Melissa Schott and friends as they teach the latest choreography for "Crunchy Leaves" accompanying Music K-8, Vol. 27, No. 1.  This Fall inspired song, written by Teresa Jennings, is sure to help get your students off on the right foot this school year.

Be sure to check out all of Melissa's Music K-8 choreography videos here.

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Naples Philharmonic

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Naples Philharmonic

Melissa joins the Naples Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly, for Classic FM's FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS show for five days: Tuesday - Saturday, February 2 - 6, 2016. All shows at 8:00pm; except for Sat., 2/6; there is also 2:00pm matinee.  Melissa will share the stage with amazing vocalists N’Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim), Jim Hogan, Ron Remke, and Josh Turner.

N'Kenge to Grace the Stage for CLASSIC FM Show with the Naples Philharmonic

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Melissa joins the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly, for Classic FM's FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS show for two days: Friday, November 20 (11:00am/8:00pm) and Saturday, November 21 (8:00pm), 2015.  Melissa will share the stage with amazing vocalists N’Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim), Jim Hogan, Ron Remke, and Josh Turner.

N'Kenge to Perform with the Indianapolis Symphony, 11/20-21

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Melissa joins the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly, for Classic FM's FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS show for four nights: Thursday - Sunday, October 8 -11, 2015.  Melissa will share the stage with amazing vocalists N’Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim), Jim Hogan, Ron Remke, and Josh Turner.

N'Kenge to Return for Classic FM Show with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra This Weekend

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Broadway World: Classic FM with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Melissa joins the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly, for Classic FM’s FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS show on Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19, 2015. Melissa will share the stage with amazing vocalists N’Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim), Jim Hogan, Ron Remke, and Josh Turner.

N’Kenge to Join Edmonton Symphony for FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS, Sept 18-19

N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16

N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16

Melissa joins the North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to iconic music and lavish shows in the finale of its 2014-15 Pops series, Pops Goes Vegas, Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The concert program, which features such classic numbers as "Luck Be A Lady," "Hey, Big Spender," "Viva Las Vegas," "My Way," and "Fly Me to the Moon," will be led by conductor Jack Everly, and will feature Martin Preston as Liberace, and vocalists Scott Beck, Allison Briner, and Ted Keegan.

N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16