Melissa Treinkman, DMA, is a singer and voice teacher based in Los Angeles, currently on the voice faculty at the University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University. Melissa made her LA Opera solo debut in the 2013 production of Carmen and was a featured singer on the 2017 GRAMMY winning recording of The Ghosts of Versailles.
Melissa earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Southern California in 2019. An ardent pedagogue, her scholarly articles have been published in the Journal of Singing and the Journal of Voice. She was the 2020 recipient of the Voice Foundation's Sataloff Award for Young Investigators and was the first researcher ever to win the award in the category of vocal pedagogy.