Melissa has played blues, gospel and swing in local ensembles from Oundle, Thrapston and the surrounding areas and is now learning all aspects of quality woodwind repair and restoration of vintage instruments. As such she understands other players needs, she is always happy to assist whether buying, repairing or for general information, she is based in King's Cliffe on the outskirts of the Town of Stamford.
King's Cliffe Northamptonshire lays on the border of Lincolnshire where a Roman road leads to the edge of the village off Ermine Street and is bursting with history.
On 3rd October 1944 Glenn Miller and his band gave concert in one of the hangers at King's Cliffe airfield, it was to be their last concert on an American base as Glenn went missing just two months later on his flight to Paris.
King's Cliffe is also under the Oundle Deanery
Oundle is very popular with the British Trombone society visiting in 2012, There is live music every week which covers all genres.
Every year is the Oundle International music festival- if you have not been yet it is an absolute must.