August 28th, 2021 7pm Stage 3
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Melanie Scholtz is a South African born, multi award winning jazz singer and composer.
She is a classically trained pianist and vocalist and holds a Performer's Diploma in Opera Cum Laude.
A seasoned professional, Scholtz has performed alongside Wynton Marsalis and The Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra, Hugh Masekela and Kurt Elling.
Melanie has released five successful solo albums and has won many awards; In 2010, Melanie was named the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz and In 2012, won all three prizes at the prestigious Jazz Revelations competition as part of the Jazz a Juan Festival in Nice, France.
She has performed all over the world including her native country, South Africa, Czech Republic, Slovakia , Germany , France, Italy, Norway, Sweden and New York City , where she is currently based.