Melissa was born and raised in Lancaster, PA, and is currently based in NYC. She is a singer/songwriter and believes in the power of music to inspire change, reveal truth, and heal the soul.

She is a Moravian College grad, where she studied Classical voice and Sociology. Her NYC experiences include performing in the Thalia Festival in Times Square, Annie Get Your Gun as Winnie, and the comedy show A Sketch of New York. In addition, she’s performed with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, starred as Gretel (Hänsel and Gretel) with the Moravian College Opera Company, and was a national finalist in the Roschel Competition through Opera Lancaster.