Melissa Doiron, Conductor

Melissa Doiron  (B. Mus., B.Mus.Ed., MUN, M.Ed, Acadia University) is the assistant conductor of Chebucto Symphony Orchestra, co-founder of Glass Winds Ensemble, and Music Director at Charles P. Allen High School in Bedford, Nova Scotia. She is a guest conductor and featured clinician with numerous ensembles such as Nova Sinfonia and the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra.

Melissa has proven to be a leader in music education, presenting frequently at the Nova Scotia Music Educators conference on subjects such as conducting basics, and yoga for conductors. She was recently featured on a panel for the Canadian Band Association as a mentor for upcoming music educators. Along with her colleague Pam Paddock, she is a co-founding director of the all female Wind Ensemble, Glass Winds, an ensemble focused on performing works by women and BIPOC composers. Glass Winds was the feature ensemble in the Spring issue of Canadian Winds Journal.