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Melanie Woodruff

MELANIE WOODRUFF

Melanie Woodruff has performed a variety of different singing styles from classical opera and chamber music to works from contemporary musical theater and the big band era. Her most recent musical theater credits in the Tri-state area include the role of Vivienne in Legally Blonde the Musical, Clorinda in Cinderella, a supporting role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (all three with the Covedale theater), and Marion in The Music Man with Cincinnati Music Theater. She has also been featured in the Tom Daugherty Orchestra’s trio “The Swingin Sweethearts” as one of the Andrew sisters in their USO show. Ms. Woodruff’s most recent Chamber music performances include Lori Laitman’s I Never Saw Another Butterfly with Cincinnati’s Classical Revolution and the Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Ken Lam. Ms. Woodruff has also performed many opera roles at Miami University of Ohio, where she received her B.M. and M.M. in voice performance, The Bayview Music Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, Tri-Cities Opera, and Cincinnati Opera’s outreach touring ensemble as The Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Ms. Woodruff’s Awards and Recognitions include being a Semi-Finalist in the 2007 Classical singer competition; Encouragement award for the Kentucky District of the 2004 Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions; First place Ohio Federation of Music Competition; and a Two-Time First place Winner of the NATS Great Lakes Regional Voice Competition. She is currently a singer in the early music Cantantes Camarae ensemble and a soloist for West Presbyterian church.