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Melissa Westgate

Melissa Westgate

She/Her

Melissa Westgate

She/Her

Biography

Melissa holds the cello chair for the new Broadway show, Hell’s Kitchen and is a member of the Greenwich Symphony in CT. She has also performed in the American Symphony, the Discovery Orchestra, Orchestra Lumos, Harlem Chamber Orchestra and the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra. In 2021, Melissa was the cellist for Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, New York New York, Pal Joey and How to Dance in Ohio.
In 2018, Melissa began composing music for cello and piano and cello duo. During the pandemic shutdown, she ventured beyond duos and started recorded multiple cello tracks with Midi which she compiled into an album called Cello Flight. Listen at melissawestgate.com

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • Cello

Additional Instruments

  • Piano

Software

  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Additional Skills

  • Film Scoring

Person of Color?

  • Yes