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Melody Cameron

Melody Cameron is an accomplished Cape Breton-style step dancer and fiddler with over 40 years of dance experience. From a young age, she performed and taught with her sister Kelly at venues throughout Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Western Newfoundland. Through the 1980s, they appeared four times on ATV television's "Up Home Tonight" and were filmed for a BBC documentary "Down Home". Towards the late 1980s, they were part of the group "Highland Classic". Other members of that group included Natalie MacMaster, Ashley MacIsaac, Wendy MacIsaac, Rodney MacDonald, Stephanie Wills and Jackie Dunn. In the spring of 1998, Melody worked as a choreographer for The Rankins, one of Canada's foremost folk groups. In 2005 Melody and Kelly danced on The Rankin Sisters' televised Christmas special, "Home for Christmas" which aired on Canada's Bravo! network.

Melody and her husband Derrick are very active in Cape Breton’s traditional music and dance scene. Together, they have performed music and taught workshops for dances, pubs, concerts and festivals throughout Cape Breton Island, the New England States, and all over the world.