Meldi Arkinstall – Music CD Reviewer, Joins Our Writing Team

Headshot MeldiWe are very pleased to announce that musician-writer-publicist Meldi Arkinstall has joined our special features team.

She will specialize in reviewing classical, jazz and world music recordings for The Circle.

Meldi hails from Sydney, although today lives and works in the picturesque region of Lake Macquarie, 90 minutes north of Sydney the fastest growing city in the Hunter and, one of the largest in New South Wales.

Meldi Arkinstall worked as a professional musician for 10 years before she started working in the media 14 years ago.

As a flautist she worked with the Sydney Symphony, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, as well as the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Charleston, South Carolina, Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and the chamber music group, Tales & Scales.

Meldi was fortunate enough to study the flute with former Chamber Orchestra of Europe principal flautist Jacques Zoon.

She attended Indiana University in America on a Fulbright Scholarship, where she gained her Master of Music Degree.

Meldi loves all kinds of music, especially classical, jazz and world music.

Meldi Arkinstall has previously written CD reviews for the Mosman Daily, North Shore Times, Daily Telegraph and The Australian.

Meldi ArkinstallShe loves being a journalist and more recently, has been a publicist for JoJo Publishing.

But her true love has and always be, music.

Contact Meldi Email: [email protected]

Carolyn McDowall, The Culture Concept Circle, 2015

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