Presented By BE MUSIC
In a career which began with a stage debut at age three, appearing with her mother, the legendary Mary Schneider, Melinda Schneider has kept her family tradition alive by becoming one of Australia’s most sublime singer-songwriters and popular live Performers.
With 10 albums under her belt, she has earned two Gold records and won numerous awards, including six Golden Guitars. Melinda’s songs have also been recorded by artists as diverse as John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, Ricky Skaggs and Paul Kelly.
In 2010, Melinda dazzled with her dexterity on television’s Dancing with The Stars, and put her country music recording career on pause for a moment to indulge a passion for Doris Day resulting in the release of her shimmering tribute album Melinda Does Doris - A Tribute To Doris Day, which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Jazz and Blues charts.
Over the last couple of years Melinda has starred in her own hugely successful theatre show DORIS,
Doris Day – So Much More Than The Girl Next Door, which she co-wrote with David Mitchell of Dusty/Shout fame.
In August 2012, Melinda has entered another wonderful phase of her life with the birth of her beautiful baby boy Sullivan.
BE YOURSELF is a brand new show from Melinda, tracing her life and career through song – she will offer the audience a deeper insight into where her songs, and the songs that have influenced her, have come from and how they form the pieces of the person Melinda is today … for lovers of Melinda’s music and the craft of singer/songwriter’s generally, this is a not-to-be-missed show!