Melanie Hanna is a regularly featured soloist with the Second Presbyterian Church Adult Choir in Little Rock, Arkansas. She has toured internationally with the choir and performed soloist roles in many choral masterworks, including Mozart’s Requiem and Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem. In October 2015, she debuts with Praeclara in the role of Camellia in Dracula Unearthed.
Her operatic experience includes appearances with the UALR Opera Theatre as Edith in Pirates of Penzance and Pamina in The Magic Flute. She is a previous winner of the Virtuoso Award from the Mid-America Music Association. Having studied vocal performance and education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), she currently combines her love of music and children by initiating and leading a music class at the Second Presbyterian Church Preschool.
Photo credit: Headshot courtesy of Kelly Hicks Photography