"Alone Together" may be the best produced-in-Alaska commercial studio album I've ever heard.
Mike Dunham appearing in the ADN in 02/2015
“…Melissa is a wonderful pianist, one of the best I have heard anywhere…”
Dr. Greg Yasinitsky Yamaha Performing Artist Director of the School of Music, Washington State Univ.
Melissa was voted "Best Local Solo Act" by the readers of the Anchorage Press (Press Picks 2009)
Won first place in the Anchorage Press Readers Pick for "Best Singer", 2005
"...She (Melissa) has the musical skills to command attention at her pick of international venues."
The Anchorage Chronicle 09-03
"...most impressive performer, singing with great passion and emotion."
The Anchorage Daily News 03-02