Melissa Misener: Mezzo-Soprano, Stage Director, Voice Instructor
Tampa Bay Voice Studio
 
Voice Studio:
2401 Bayshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33629

Welcome to Melissa's Voice Studio

Melissa Misener is a native of Tampa and is a Resident Artist of the St. Petersburg Opera Company. With SPO she has played the roles of Mrs. McLean in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah 2014, Madame Flora in Menotti’s The Medium 2013, Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi 2011, Giovanna in Verdi’s Rigoletto 2011 and Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music by Sondheim 2010. She was featured as the headliner in the new annual SPO series “Late Night Cabaret” in 2015. She also sings in SPO’s crossover quartet “Operatini” started in 2014 they perform consistently throughout the bay area all year long.  As an Emerging Artist with the St. Petersburg Opera Company she covered the roles of Mrs. Lovett in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd 2012, Marcellina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro 2012, Prince Orlofsky in Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte 2010.

Melissa sings regularly as a soloist with Opera Tampa as an Opera Tampa singer and has been since 2012. Melissa sang as a section leader with the Opera Tampa chorus under the direction of Anton Coppola 2007‐2010 and she was featured in the 2009 production of Suor Angelica as “La Conversa”.

Melissa Misener made her professional opera directing debut last year with St. Petersburg Opera Company’s Production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. She began directing in the spring of 2013 with the USF production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. She returned in 2014 to direct Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief and in 2015 with Michael Ching’s new opera Speed Dating Tonight.

Most recently in the spring of 2015 Melissa directed and stared in two productions of Brittan’s Noye’s Fludde with the Sarasota Choral Society, then at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in St Petersburg. Melissa is the alto soloist and section leader at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church and has sung solos in countless sacred concerts, oratorios, masses etc. throughout the Tampa Bay area. Melissa runs her own voice studio in Tampa and enjoys teaching students of all ages.


Melissa Misener is a native of Tampa and is a Resident Artist of the St. Petersburg Opera Company. With
SPO she has played the roles of Mrs. McLean in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah 2014, Madame Flora in
Menotti’s The Medium 2013, Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi 2011, Giovanna in Verdi’s Rigoletto 2011
and Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music by Sondheim 2010. She was featured as the headliner in the
new annual SPO series “Late Night Cabaret” in 2015. She also sings in SPO’s crossover quartet
“Operatini” started in 2014 they perform consistently throughout the bay area all year long. As an
Emerging Artist with the St. Petersburg Opera Company she covered the roles of Mrs. Lovett in
Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd 2012, Marcellina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro 2012, Prince Orlofsky in
Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte 2010.
Melissa sings regularly as a soloist with Opera Tampa as an Opera Tampa singer and has been since
2012. Melissa sang as a section leader with the Opera Tampa chorus under the direction of Anton
Coppola 2007‐2010 and she was featured in the 2009 production of Suor Angelica as “La Conversa”.
Melissa Misener made her professional opera directing debut last year with St. Petersburg Opera
Company’s Production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. She began directing in the spring of 2013 with the USF
production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. She returned in 2014 to direct Menotti’s The Old Maid
and the Thief and in 2015 with Michael Ching’s new opera Speed Dating Tonight.
Most recently in the spring of 2015 Melissa directed and stared in two productions of Brittan’s Noye’s
Fludde with the Sarasota Choral Society, then at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in St Petersburg.
Melissa is the alto soloist and section leader at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church and has sung solos in
countless sacred concerts, oratorios, masses etc. throughout the Tampa Bay area. Melissa runs her own
voice studio in Tampa and enjoys teaching students of all ages.

Melissa Misener is a native of Tampa and is a Resident Artist of the St. Petersburg Opera Company. With
SPO she has played the roles of Mrs. McLean in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah 2014, Madame Flora in
Menotti’s The Medium 2013, Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi 2011, Giovanna in Verdi’s Rigoletto 2011
and Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music by Sondheim 2010. She was featured as the headliner in the
new annual SPO series “Late Night Cabaret” in 2015. She also sings in SPO’s crossover quartet
“Operatini” started in 2014 they perform consistently throughout the bay area all year long. As an
Emerging Artist with the St. Petersburg Opera Company she covered the roles of Mrs. Lovett in
Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd 2012, Marcellina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro 2012, Prince Orlofsky in
Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte 2010.
Melissa sings regularly as a soloist with Opera Tampa as an Opera Tampa singer and has been since
2012. Melissa sang as a section leader with the Opera Tampa chorus under the direction of Anton
Coppola 2007‐2010 and she was featured in the 2009 production of Suor Angelica as “La Conversa”.
Melissa Misener made her professional opera directing debut last year with St. Petersburg Opera
Company’s Production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. She began directing in the spring of 2013 with the USF
production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. She returned in 2014 to direct Menotti’s The Old Maid
and the Thief and in 2015 with Michael Ching’s new opera Speed Dating Tonight.
Most recently in the spring of 2015 Melissa directed and stared in two productions of Brittan’s Noye’s
Fludde with the Sarasota Choral Society, then at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in St Petersburg.
Melissa is the alto soloist and section leader at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church and has sung solos in
countless sacred concerts, oratorios, masses etc. throughout the Tampa Bay area. Melissa runs her own
voice studio in Tampa and enjoys teaching students of all ages.

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