Melodia Mae Rinaldi is a music educator from Baltimore, Maryland. She is currently the director of the Vocal Programs at Gaithersburg Middle School in Montgomery County Public Schools in Southern Maryland. She also teacher General Music.
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 the Spring of 2018 in PreK-12 General and Vocal Music Education where she completed education internships in and around Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Rinaldi is a teaching artist of theater and arts programs in the Baltimore/D.C. Area planning and practicing music, dance, drama, and design curricula. Versatile in voice and teaching strategies, Ms. Rinaldi is sought out as a vocal coach for classical, contemporary, and popular students and artists alike.
Melodia, soprano, has won numerous awards, grants, scholarships, and positions in prestigious programs. She recently completed a program with the Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen Summer Music Festival in collaboration with Grammy Award-Winning Vocal Ensemble Seraphic Fire.
In the Summer of 2021, Ms. Rinaldi will partake in the Chorus America Summer Conducting Academy as a scholar.