Melissa travels extensively each year as an adjudicator and loves working in rural areas in particular. She excels at writing reports that offer great encouragement to young musicians, while also offering tips on technical aspects that will improve the performance. Melissa has been an adjudicator for over 20 years and has adjudicated piano, instrumental, vocal , bands and school sections. Eisteddfods that have benefited from her expertise are: Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Coffs Harbour, Hawkesbury, Lismore, Redlands, Narrabri, Armidale, Inverell, Port Macquarie, Taree, Orange, Dubbo, Rockhampton, Beenleigh, Gladstone,Forbes, Tenterfield, Biloela,Wollongong and Gold Coast. 



The eisteddfod movement is the powerhouse in the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts. What a joy it is when we welcome Melissa Philp as our adjudicator for the vocal instrumental sections of the Lismore eisteddfod. We know she will give generously of her time, expert knowledge and will encourage with wisdom and compassion our performers. young and young at heart, in their pursuit of their goal of excellence.

Valerie Axtens, Secretary

Lismore Musical Festival Society