Award-winning Singer/Songwriter - Activist
Youth Educator- Birth Worker - Performance Artist
Music holds such power to uplift and encourage others. We feel the lyrics in our heart and the beat inside our souls. We fall in love to music. We get married to music. We share the most special times in our lives with music as an accompaniment. And then when our souls make their final transition, music sends us on our way over that bridge to heaven. One of the best things about a movie is it's musical score. I mean, after all, can you imagine the original Batman movie without the Prince soundtrack and Danny Elfman's musical score? It wouldn't be nearly as magical.
I've been making music for 17 years. True, over the years my style may morph and jump genres, but the music is truly what drives me to create. I have discovered the power that music has to heal others. My songwriting has become very focused and the stories that I tell so potent. I feel what attracts people to what I do is that I often draw off my own life experience--my joys, my pains, my loves, and my loses--when creating a song. Every syllable is genuine, every note a page from my own story.
These are the songs that I share when I play live. My music truly is the language of my heart. And I intensely enjoy surrendering to the moment and baring my heart with my community. I am so blessed to be part of a local music scene which so unequivocally shows me support. My heart explodes every time I see someone singing along with me.
In my upcoming house concert series, I get to share a bit more intimately. It would humble my heart and touch my soul if you would choose to join us for an upcoming show. Come feel the electric vibration of the Melissa Ivey Gypsy Rocker experience. Get immersed in the music love and embrace community with me.
See you soon!
About Melissa Ivey
Melissa Ivey is an award-winning Singer/Songwriter and Youth Educator from Denver, CO. She does public speaking engagements at schools, churches and spiritual centers, and leads guided music meditations.