Melody Gallagher

Hiland Instructor

Melody Gallagher is a professional musician, stage director, and opera singer from Denver, Colorado. She holds a degree from Denver School of the Arts, a Bachelor of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Education from Eastern New Mexico University. She has performed several recitals and opera scenes and has held roles in musicals and operas such as The Pajama Game, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Faust. Melody has been teaching private voice lessons for 8 years and directing high school theatre and musical theatre for 5 years. Her program earned the first state trophy for Portales High School  in 50 years, and has sent students to schools such as AMDA, West Texas A&M University, and Eastern New Mexico University with substantial scholarships. Melody recently moved to Albuquerque to serve on the worship team at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, teach privately and in the school systems, and perform in the greater southwest area.