Melodia Mae Rinaldi (she/her) is a music educator from Baltimore, Maryland. She is currently the director of the Vocal and Theatre Programs at Gaithersburg Middle School in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. She also teaches General Music.
Most recently, Melodia Rinaldi was appointed the music director of the Gaithersburg Chorus, a community ensemble dedicated to musical wellness and vocal greatness.
Ms. Rinaldi received her Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Ithaca College in the Spring of 2020 and her bachelor's degree from Towson University in PreK-12 General and Vocal Music Education in the Spring of 2018. For her education degree, she completed education internships in and around Baltimore.
Ms. Rinaldi is a teaching artist of theater and arts programs in the Baltimore/D.C. Area where she plans and instructs music, dance, drama, and design curricula. Versatile in voice and teaching strategies, Ms. Rinaldi is sought out as a coach for classical, contemporary, and popular students and artists alike.
Melodia, soprano, has won numerous awards, grants, scholarships, and positions in prestigious programs. Melodia has previously sun in the LUX Choir of Washington D.C. In 2019, Melodia traveled to the Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen Summer Music Festival in collaboration with Grammy Award-Winning Vocal Ensemble Seraphic Fire.