Have you always dreamed of having a celebrity sing on your wedding day? Now you can.
Bring the WOW to your wedding with one of Australia’s most loved country music stars.
Melinda Schneider is one of Australia¹s most sublime singers and popular
live performers, but it is through her
assured and accomplished songwriting that she has really discovered her true voice.
Her songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John and Paul Kelly.
Melinda’s hit songs, Wearing White and This Is Why I’m Here, are fast becoming two of the most popular wedding ceremony songs in Australia.
With her stunning voice, Melinda will bring her own special blend of heart and soul to help celebrate the joy of your special day leaving your friends and family with cherished memories and an unforgettable experience.
Melinda is available to
Option 1: The Ceremony
Have Melinda perform up to 4 songs at the ceremony:
Have Melinda perform up to four songs of your choice: eg. Processional (entrance song) – Signing of the registry – Recessional (announcement of husband and wife).
Melinda is happy to discuss song choices with you and regularly performs her original songs or her own stunning versions of Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran), Fields of Gold (Eva Cassidy), At Last (Etta James), Make You Feel My Love (Adele) and Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Eva Cassidy).
Option 2: Cocktail and Canape’ Hour
Have Melinda perform with her incredible four piece band – choose from the options below:
1 Hour Jazz Standards from the Great American Songbook – The perfect music where guests can mingle or dance if they wish! Classic songs by Michael Buble, Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Etta James and Natalie Cole.
1 Hour of Country Music – Melinda’s Golden Guitar winning hits; plus iconic songs from Melinda’s album: ‘Great Women Of Country’- 9 to 5 / Jolene (Dolly Parton), Blue Bayou (Linda Ronsadt), Son of A Preacher Man (Dusty Springfield) and many more.
Option 3: Dance Music
Melinda Rocks The 80s with her 5 piece Oz Rock Royalty band:
2 x 50 Minute Sets of Classic 80s Rock and Pop – Your guests won’t want to leave the dance floor once they’re grooving to the biggest and best classic hits of the 80s including, Michael Jackson, ACDC, Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Cindi Lauper and many more.
For over two decades now, Melinda Schneider has been a leading light of the ‘new-breed’ of Australian Country music artists both in Australia and the US.
In a career which began with a stage debut at the age of three, she has kept her family tradition alive by becoming one of Australia’s most sublime singers and popular live performers.
With ten albums under her belt, she has earned two Gold records and won numerous awards, including six CMAA Golden Guitars.
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 that goes back decades. This passion resulted 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 chart, remaining there for a total of 9 weeks.
“As a songwriter and singer Melinda Schneider is one of this country’s truly important artists”
– Glenn A. Baker
Melinda recently starred in her brand new stage show DORIS, Doris Day – So Much More Than The Girl Next Door, co-written by Melinda and David Mitchell (of Dusty/Shout fame), this is a musical tribute to Melinda’s idol. Hot on the heels of sell out seasons at Brisbane’s Twelfth Night Theatre and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and two huge weeks at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre, DORIS opened at The Lyric Theatre, Sydney on November 3rd 2011 to rave reviews, followed by a sell-out reprise performance at the prestigious Sydney Opera House Concert Hall in April 2012.
Meanwhile, in October 2011 Melinda also released her 9th album Life Begins At 40 – The Ultimate Melinda Schneider Collection. The double CD release marked her recent milestone birthday and celebrates over three decades of Melinda’s successful recording career.
More recently, Melinda has entered another wonderful phase of her life with the birth in August 2012 of her beautiful baby boy Sullivan.
In November 2014, Melinda and Beccy Cole collaborated on their #1 charting album Great Women Of Country – and The Songs That Made Them. A National major theatre tour followed in 2015 including the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.
On October 21st 2016, Melinda released her latest album: Melinda Does Doris…Again – The Movie Songs and is currently on tour Nationally with a concert version of her DORIS show ‘Melinda Does Doris’ A Tribute to Doris Day and is now writing songs for her new original album due out early 2018.