- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Originally from the Chicago area, Melody Joy Rubin now lives in Tampa, Florida where she studies with world-renowned soprano, Stella Zambalis, performs as a member of the outreach group “Opera Tampa Singers,” and is the soprano scholarship student at Palma Ceia United Methodist Church.
This season, Melody can be seen in Opera Tampa's The Witching Hour and Holiday Concert, in St. Pete Opera Company's Seasonal Sparkle and as "1st Lady" (cover) in St. Pete Opera Company's Die Zauberflöte.
Melody has performed with Hartt Opera Theater, Opera Connecticut (formerly known as “Connecticut Concert Opera”), The Savannah Voice Festival, Florida VOICExperience, The Franco-American Vocal Academy, and Chicago Summer Opera. Past roles include: "Célie" in Pasatieri’s Signor Deluso, "Helena," in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, "Minerva" in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, the title role of Barab’s Little Red Riding Hood, and the title role of Gounod’s Mireille. As a performer of new music, Melody has premiered Art Songs by Zixiang Zhao and The Growing Night by Matthew Anderson.
Melody earned her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from The Hartt School, University of Hartford, (formerly known as “The Hartt School of Music”).
I teach piano and voice to all ages.