School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts
D.M.A. (Vocal Performance, Opera Stage Directing) College Conservatory of Music, University
Meisterklasse Diplom, Hochschule für Musik, Munich
Performance Certificate, Northwestern University
M.M. (Vocal Performance) Northwestern University
B.A. Oberlin College (German Studies)
B.M. Oberlin Conservatory (Vocal Performance)
Professor of Music, University of Northern Colorado Current
Associate Professor of Music, Luther College 1995 - 2000
Instructor in Music, University of Wisconsin-Platteville 1991-1993
Licensed Andover Educator (Body Mapping)
Art Songs in Hebrew
What Every Singer Needs to Know About the Body, Co-Author, 3rd Edition, Plural Publishing,
Lecture Recital: Hebrew Arts Songs of the Yishuv. College Music Society National Conference, Indianapolis, November, 2015.
Malde, Melissa. Body Mapping: “An Approach for Teaching Tension Free Breathing in Singing,” The ISSTIP Journal, Volume 4, Number 1, Summer 2015.
What Every Singer Needs to Know About the Body, Workshop for Ontario chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2015.
Dritte Dame, Die Zauberflöte, Opera Classica Europa, 2014.
I@UNC Honoree, 2016.
Scholar of the Year for the College of Performing and Visual Arts, UNC, 2012- 13.
Stryker Institute for Most Inspiring Woman Faculty Member at UNC, 2011.