Melissa Harding is a Los Angeles based singer/songwriter/actress.
Melissa began singing at age 9, and has studied voice extensively since. She is a classically trained singer and accomplished in a variety of styles, including pop, rock, musical theater, jazz, blues, and country. For over a decade, she vocal directed for "Belasco Theater Company" and currently runs a successful private voice teaching business originally based out of Los Angeles. However, Melissa currently accepts students from ALL OVER! More information about lessons can be found in the "coaching" section as well as many testimonials from past and current students!
Melissa spent a majority of 2016 out on the road touring with Sixx:A.M. as a back-up singer and vocal coach for lead singer, James Michael. She did backing vocals for both of the bands 2016 albums "Prayers for the Damned" and "Prayers for the Blessed," as well as traveling with the band singing on their world tour. Following her work with Sixx:A.M., she continued her work as a session singer in Los Angeles, as well as appearing as a guest vocalist in events throughout the country.
Melissa debuted her first one woman solo Cabaret in 2019 at Feinstein's at Vitello's, "Sing For My Soul: The Songs That Shaped Me." She and pianist Charlie Dolph then went on to perform a second Christmas Cabaret at Feinstein's at Vitello's in Dec. 2019.
In 2020, Melissa produced and released her first original song in 5 years, a Christmas original called "Holiday Lights" - Find it now streaming everywhere!
Melissa is currently working on a new podcast and album, set to be released in 2022 - Check back for details!