MelMelanie McQueenanie McQueen is a lover of all things musical. She has her BA in Music with an emphasis in vocal performance from CLU. Melanie has been classically trained in voice since she was a child, and has enjoyed singing in various choirs and ensembles over the years. Melanie had the opportunity to travel and perform with the Los Robles Children’s Choir to cities such as Canterbury, Vienna, and Prague. She also loves performing in musicals and operas. Her favorite roles have been Valencienne in The Merry Widow and Dido in the Henry Purcell opera Dido and Aneas.

Melanie has been a performer for Smile and a Song Princess Parties for four years, portraying 11 characters such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Mary Poppins. When she isn’t a part time princess, Melanie a full time mom, and she loves her family very much. She is looking forward to being a part of the Arete family as well!