Melinda Standefer attended Southern Methodist University for her undergraduate degree and studied vocal performance with Thomas Hayward. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music for her graduate work and studied with Elisabeth Phinney.
Currently, Melinda sings with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and is the director of the kindergarten choir at her church. She enjoys Irish music and has attended festivals in both Dallas and Boston for over 20 years. Previously, Melinda has enjoyed teaching at the O’Flaherty retreat and looks forward to returning this year