** Wide range of songs from the 30's to now, standard songs, Jazz, Pop, Soul, Disco, R&B, classical, some originals. Either One woman act or Accompanied by pianist. Perfect for Private house parties, Dinner Parties, Garden Parties, Engagement, Receptions, Company outing, Real-estate listings, and many more.
MELINA is a multilingual (English, German, some French & Italian) singer-songwriter, entertainer, voice over artist and actress residing in New York City. She was born to a Canadian mother and a German/Norwegian father in Toronto/Canada, was raised half of her life in Germany and moved to the NYC area as a junior in high school. She studied music, music theory, performing & visual arts and minored in business at both Berklee College of Music and the University of Connecticut (UCONN).
MELINA is a multi platinum recording artist and VO talent, having sung and toured for major artist throughout the USA and Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy) and is the Voice to many high-end & well known household brands and narrations throughout the world.
When performing she mostly stays true to her own personality, yet can put herself into 'character' at any given time, like a chameleon. This is where her acting skills come in handy. A TRUE PERFORMER her 'home' is on stage ... and the audience is captivated by her and her talents with whatever style she takes on.
'LIVE' PERFORMANCES: With her capability to sing & perform a vast variety of music styles, from Jazz standards to soul, pop, dance, electronic music, rock and some classical songs to German traditional Oompah music with a 'live' Oompah band and partially DJ'ing & MC'ing during the Oktoberfest Season. She performed at the actual Oktoberfest in Munich, where she learned the ins and outs of Oktoberfest performance. She and her musicians 'the Oompahs' wear the authentic garp and specialize in Oktoberfest entertainment, singing in English and German.
Melina also writes her original compositions performed with her own band ... thus depending on what the client hires her for their specific event... her 'live' performances are intriguing, energizing, mesmerizing, entertaining, convincing, sexy, fun, outgoing, demure, authentic and 'real' !
For more information, video and audio samples: see profile or her website