Melody got her first church music job at the age of 13 playing piano for St. Patricks Catholic Church in Richmond, VA. While attending VA Commonwealth University to study music education, she was hired by PFPC to be the new choir director/organist in 1992 and has been here ever since. She teaches middle and high school chorus full time for West Point Schools. She completed a Masters of Music Education Degree from VCU in 2005. She is married to David and has two amazing children, Madison and Samuel.