A native New Yorker, Melissa is both dedicated to preserving the past and forging the future of classical music. She is currently completing her Master's in performance at Mannes College, the New School for Music, and gigs in New York's rigorous freelancing scene. Her most recent project includes Jason Schwartzman's Amazon series "Mozart in the Jungle." As an orchestral musician, she regularly performs at venues such as Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall during the season.
Melissa is a student of Erik Ralske (The Juilliard School, The Metropolitan Opera)