BAYREUTH SCHOLARSHIP 2021
Melissa was selected as a recipient of the 2021 Bayreuth Scholarship awarded by the International Association of Wagner Societies & will be attending the Bayreuth Festival in August 2021.
In January 2021, Melissa join the ensemble of the Saarländisches Staatstheater in Saarbrücken, Germany.
THE AMERICAN PRIZE 2020
Melissa was recently named the 2nd place winner of The American Prize in the Women: Lied & Oratorio category. The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts is the nation's most comprehensive series of contests in the classical arts. The American Prize is designed to evaluate, recognize and reward the best performers, ensembles, and composers in the United States