Melissa Collom has appeared on many of the United States’ most celebrated stages.
Her favorite performances include Maffio Orsini in Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia (Loft Opera, NYC), Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte (Seattle Opera), Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Central City Opera), Pitti-Sing in The Mikado (New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players), and Julia Child in Lee Hoiby’s Bon Appétit! She has performed in the choruses of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, and Washington National Opera, and is a former soloist and section leader of the Washington National Cathedral.
Melissa has worked alongside composers to debut and record new operatic works and song cycles. She has been a featured recitalist in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Steinway Series. In addition to performing, she produces short opera films and her own touring production of Bon Appétit!
She is a native of the Washington, DC, area, a resident of Brooklyn, NY and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.