News & Events
24-28 July 2019
International Flute Symposium, WVU
6 November 2018
Recital and masterclass, West Virginia University
10 August 2018
National Flute Association Convention, Orlando, FL. Melissa Keeling will present the Exhibitor Showcase with Flute Specialists, featuring the Glissando Headjoint and the K&K Silver Bullet microphone. (Friday, August 10, 3:00pm)
1 August 2018
ALBUM RELEASE: announcing Melissa Keeling's new album release, SUPERSONYQ, featuring works for solo electric flute. Get it HERE.
9 June 2018
Solo recital and masterclass, Bel Canto Flute Academy. Denver, CO.
Flute Society of Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY. Melissa Keeling wins First Place in the New Music Competition. World Premiere of Michael Kallstrom's Folded In Between Deep Clouds. Melissa presents an electric flute clinic and performs the live debut of her original piece for electric piccolo, Ephemera.
Over 750,000 YouTube views!!!
Melissa Keeling is now an Endorsed Artist by K&K Sound.
Melissa Keeling is now an International Trevor James Flute Artist.
10-13 August 2017
National Flute Association Convention, Minneapolis, MN. World Premiere of Melissa Keeling's arrangement of The Star Spangled Banner (electric flute and glissando headjoint) and :O (electric flute, glissando headjoint, and tape).
30 May 2017
Melissa Keeling performs at Carnegie Hall, New York.
18 February 2017
530,000 YouTube views, and 1,300 subscribers! Thank you, everyone! www.youtube.com/user/sonyqtv
Rehearsals have begun with the full band for SONYQ's upcoming album, SUPERSONYQ. Stay tuned...!
11-13 August 2016
National Flute Association Convention, San Diego, CA. World Premiere of Melissa Keeling's Eruption (electric flute and glissando headjoint)
18 May 2016
Solo recital. CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY.
2 April 2016
450,000 YouTube views, and 1,000 subscribers! www.youtube.com/sonyqtv
23 June 2015
Make Music New York Festival. Melissa Keeling, solo flute and digital effects (Christopher Square and the Bowling Green, by the Wall Street bull).
7-10 August 2014
National Flute Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
7 May 2014
Solo recital. CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY.
28 February 2014
The Music of Brooklyn Composer Robert Dick. Solo and chamber performances at the Firehouse Space in Brooklyn, NY.
7-8 December 2013
Principal flutist, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Opera. Rossini: Il Viaggio a Reims (including on-stage flute solo).
5 December 2013
Music in Midtown Chamber Music Concert Series, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY. Principal flute/piccolo. Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21.
6 November 2013
Principal flutist, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Orchestra, Whitman Auditorium. Including a performance of Debussy's Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune.
11 October 2013
Composer's Alliance Concert, CUNY Graduate Center. Premiere performance of Red Wierenga's shsprft for two flute and electronics (composed specifically for Melissa Keeling and Bonnie McAlvin).
10 October 2013
Music in Midtown Chamber Music Concert Series, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY. Principal flutist. J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major.
28 September 2013
Principal flutist, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Orchestra, Whitman Auditorium.
8-11 August 2013
Solo electric flute performances, National Flute Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.
30 April 2013
Solo recital, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY.
21 March 2013
Music in Midtown Chamber Music Concert Series, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, NY.
10 November 2012
Melissa's YouTube Channel has reached 125,000 views!
9 August 2012
Solo performance, National Flute Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.
7 July 2012
Melissa's YouTube Channel has reached 100,000 views! Thanks to all our viewers!!
1 June 2012
Writing for SONYQ's second studio album, "supersonyq," has started.
22 May 2012
SONYQ announces their move to New York City this fall.
4 May 2012
MIDI Foot controller pedal completed! Check out the YouTube video!
1 Apr 2012
Solo recital, Middle Tennessee State University School of Music, Murfreesboro, TN.
27 Jan 2012
Composition and arrangement of Led Zeppelin's Black Dog begins.
23 Dec 2011
Production for the music video for Illuminati Breakdown! begins.
24 Aug 2011
Final mixing and completion of Illuminati Breakdown!
11-12 Aug 2011
Melissa is in the studio recording Illuminati Breakdown! in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
14 July 2011
The music video for sonyq's new single, Illuminati Breakdown!, is scheduled for release Fall 2011.
3 June 2011
Melissa begins composing the new single to be released this fall: Illuminati Breakdown!
10 Apr 11
Videos of selections from Flauto Contempo are now available on YouTube.
8 Apr 2011
Melissa performed Flauto Contempo, a solo flute recital, at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
3 Mar 2011
Planning and backing material for sonyq's second album is underway, including collaborations with dubstep beatmaker Josh Bloecher.
22 Jan 2011
Melissa announces a Solo Flute Recital at the Middle Tennessee School of Music on April 8, 2011 at 4 p.m.
15 Dec .2010
sonqy's YouTube videos have reached 10,000 views.
30 Nov 2010
The music video for "2001 (Also Sprach Zarathustra)" was added to sonyq's YouTube Channel and to the Media page of the website.
28 Nov 2010
Filming for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011 Improvisation audition took place, and is viewable on YouTube.
09 Oct 2010
Sonyq's self-titled debut sanik is now available on iTunes. Click here to visit sonyq's iTunes store to download or preview the band's new album.
29 Sept 2010
Bowling Green artist Robert Pfingston has designed the art for sonyq's sanik.
26 Sept 2010
Final mixing and mastering of the album, sanik, took place today.
11 Sept 2010
Revisions and final recording in the studio in Nashville, Tennessee.
28-29 Aug 2010
Filming of sonyq's first music video 2001 (Also Sprach Zarathustra) took place this weekend.
22 Aug 2010
Final guitar and backing tracks are recorded, and the mixing and mastering of the final CD has begun.
5 Aug 2010
Recording of flute tracks for the band's first album began today.
31 July 2010
sonyq's videos have reached over 1,000 views today.
26 July 2010
sonyq's first videos are now on YouTube. Click here to view the band's YouTube Channel. Instructional videos as well as rehearsals of original works have been added.
2 May 2010
sonyq will be in the studio recording their first album this summer, which will be available in mid-October 2010.