Chet and Melissa O'Connell

Chet and Melissa have each had Success as solo performers and together are a versatile and dynamic duo.

Chet is one of New Zealand’s finest Guitarists and is constantly in demand for live and studio work. Chet’s vast musical ability has enabled him to move around the music scene with ease working with artists such as Midge Marsden, Gray Bartlett, Jackie Clarke, John Rowles and Gerry and The Pacemaker’s to name a few. Chet has also been chosen to appear on Large scale concert events such as Christmas in the Park, Queenstown Winter festival and Lakeside Rotorua.

Melissa has a voice that makes people want to sit up and listen. She spent many years performing throughout New Zealand and Australia on the country music awards scene and sings with a passion that shows her love of music and performance.

Melissa has taken top honours at most of New Zealand’s country music awards including the prestigious Gold Guitar Award in 1999, and the CCMA award in Tamworth.

In 2001 Melissa decided to further her music and moved away from the awards scene and into a more commercial based professional career, where she still is today.

It is difficult to categorize Melissa in one particular style of music. Her versatility means she can cover anything from Country and Ballads to Classic Rock and Pop.