Melinda Clonts

Melinda Clonts brings a varied background in both the field of fine arts and community business to the Board. She has performed with such organizations as Baltimore Opera, Columbus Opera, Opera Vivente, Tulsa Opera, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Gilbert & Sullivan Society and The Sunset Symphony. She was a finalist in the prestigious Stewart Opera Competition and an Alternate Winner in the Metropolitan Opera competition.

Along with her extensive musical experience, Melinda has pursued various professional positions. She holds a paralegal certificate and has been involved in employee benefits for firms in Baltimore and Columbus. She currently assists her family’s business, Molded Products, Inc., in an HR capacity.

Melinda has been involved with extending community outreach to young people through music. She has helped to prepare our young performers for Kristin Chenoweth’s master classes and boot camps, and it has been so fulfilling to see these young people grow and flourish through their love of the arts. She looks forward to expanding current programs to touch the people of our community and beyond.