Melody Baggech holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Millikin University, a Master of Music degree from West Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has been active as a performer in a variety of musical media including opera, oratorio, musical theater, recitals, sacred music, and contemporary music. Melody is active throughout the region and has been featured as a performer at conferences with Texoma Regional NATS and the South Central Chapter of College Music Society. Other performances include guest recitals at West Texas A&M University, Tulsa University and Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Melody has sung in both operatic and concert settings in Austria, Italy, Scotland and in the U.S. She has performed with Amarillo Opera, Rome Festival Opera, Cimarron Circuit Opera, Opera International, and the Washington Savoyards, Ltd. In 2001 she joined the faculty at East Central University where she serves as Opera Director and Associate Professor of Voice.