Melissa began her love affair with
music as a baby (maybe earlier!). She began picking out
tunes by ear on the family piano at 2 years old! At 8, she began writing poetic lyrics.
Her elementary education included studying piano and theory at the Cleveland Music School
Settlement. She also studied violin,
recorder, guitar and was an active part of various chorus'. She began studying Voice at
age 18 and continues to currently study and grow as well as enjoying her work as a Vocal
Coach. There have been a wide variety of performance opportunities as well as
studio work experience. Melissa recently appeared as "Miss Harmony" in the
"town" of Crossroads at
Her many influences include Sarah Vaughn, Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Buddy Guy and instrumentalists throughout history. As a songwriter, Melissa strives to create music in a variety of styles, that is positive and uplifting to the listener.
Ms Rhine is currently offering private lessons in Voice and Beginning Piano. Audition and performance skills are included. Click here for additional information!