Ms. Ferrick is currently a Professor of the Practice at Northeastern University. She’s released seventeen albums over the last twenty-five years and has won numerous awards for songwriting, production, and performance. From 2013 – 2019, Melissa was an Associate Professor of Songwriting at Berklee College of Music. Ms. Ferrick holds an Ed.M from Harvard University. Signed to Atlantic Records in 1992 at the age of 21, afteropening up for Morrissey in the US and UK, she released her debut and sophomore albums on Atlantic before moving on to Independent label W.A.R. Records between 1996-1999. In 2000 Ms. Ferrick launched her nationally distributed independent record label Right On Records; she has released 17 albums over the last 24 years. She has shared the stage with Morrissey, JoanArmatrading, Weezer, Tegan and Sara, Mark Cohen, Paul Westerberg, BobDylan, John Hiatt, Ani DiFranco, k.d.Lang, Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, and many others.
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