A member of Gloriæ Dei Cantores since 2005, Sr. Melody has studied voice with Richard K. Pugsley, Richard Miller, and Dorothy Richardson. She studies currently with Monique Phinney. A girls chorister at a young age, she developed her love and passion for music and was introduced to Gregorian chant, studying with the late Dr. Mary Berry of Cambridge, England.
A clarinetist for over 25 years, Sr. Melody has assisted in teaching music clinics for young people as a part of the Spirit of America Band, sharing her joy of music-making and her passion for the performing arts with students in South Africa, South Korea, Australia, and across the United States. Sr. Melody is an active member of the Gregorian Chant Schola at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA, and continues to sing weekly worship services and perform concerts with Gloriæ Dei Cantores.