By Litchfield Performing Arts, a not-for-profit educational charity.

Melinda Rodriguez

Melinda Rose Rodriguez is a Miami born singer songwriter who at just 21 years old, has made a name for herself in the jazz world. Melinda attended The New England Conservatory of music when first beginning her professional music career. Since High School, she has been a 2 time Downbeat Student Music Award and YoungArts winner. She recently debuted with her band at The Miami Downtown Jazz Festival this past year, and has traveled as far as Bermuda to perform in other festivals. Melinda has traveled to perform alongside Michael Feinstein and Jane Monheit and works frequently with jazz greats such as Kevin Mahogany. She currently is finishing up her senior year at a university in Florida in order to obtain her degree in Music Education, and performs often in the South Florida area.