Christine Pulliam Melamed (MM ’10, Vocal Accompanying) who founded Prelude Opera in 2017 with successful production of “The Three Little Pigs,” has announced that the company will continue it’s programming of children’s opera with “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” in 2019. In February, Melamed performed in a recital titled “Love is in the Air” incorporating works by Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, Kreisler, Gershwin and Rodgers and Hammerstein with mezzo-soprano Brittany Fowler and violinist Caroline Drexler at St. Cabrini Shrine in NYC. Melamed continues her work as a faculty member at King’s College in New York City, which she joined in 2010. As an opera coach and director, she has worked for the Atlantic Music Festival, Masterworks Festival and the Opera Company of Brooklyn. As music director of the opera company Dramma per Musica, she directed Don Giovanni, Xerxes, Giulio Cesare and Ariodante.