Michael Melton

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Michael Melton has been active throughout his career as a conductor, singer, pianist, coach and teacher. He is recently retired from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago where he served as director of choral activities and opera conductor and taught voice, conducting, diction, and secondary methods. He continues his summer work in Chicago as a score reader for video productions of Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts at the Ravinia Festival. He also enjoys giving flight instruction at Chicago Executive Airport and spends the winter months in Tucson, Ariz. His most recent book is "Inspiring Harmony: A Memoir about Leading with Grace."

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Inspiring Harmony: A Memoir about Leading with Grace
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Casa Luna Press
June 2019
ISBN 9780984706716
154 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

INSPIRING HARMONY: A Memoir about Leading with Grace is a compelling collection of stories, photographs, and lessons learned about living and leading with grace. More/less

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