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Melissa Shiflett


Composer   --   Librettist   --   Performer

I was thoroughly entranced by Melissa Shiflett’s score for cello, flute, piano and seven performers.   Using simple but incredibly deft strokes, she created a musical environment for Without Colors which sounded acutely primordial yet highly theatrical. In a curious way, Shiflett accomplished something astounding by creating a musical theatre ambience which allowed the audience’s imagination to fill in the blanks.   Not an easy trick, but one which was crafted with great skill and sensitivity.  (George Heymont, Bay Area Reporter on Ms. Shiflett's opera "Without Colors") 

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