Melaney has been teaching voice in the Victoria area for over 20 years. From Broadway to pop to ballads and classical genres, Melaney draws on her extensive solo and theatrical experience to teach students of all ages and skill levels. She graduated with Distinction in Pedagogy and First Class Honours in Voice Performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and has performed with VOS, Langham Court, Four Seasons and Wandering Moon Theatre. Melaney has also been a featured soloist in several churches and choirs.
Focusing on healthy vocal technique, Melaney works with each student to develop their natural voice, breath management, vocal range and agility. Her students have gone on to the Music Theatre program at Sheridan College, the University of Victoria Voice program, the Canadian College of Performing Arts, several Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival awards up to the provincial level, and various local productions and choirs.