Melissa Ousley, Voiceover Artist

Melissa Ousley

Melissa's calm and assured voice welcomes listeners to the program each week and provides information about Sing For Joy's production team, sponsors, and contact information.

After establishing herself as a host and producer in Kansas, Melissa moved to Minnesota and continued her work at WCAL in Northfield and Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul. Her morning classical show at WCAL was twice named "Best Classical Radio Program" by the Twin Cities paper City Pages. Melissa grew up near New York City. As a teenager, she attended the Preparatory Division of the Manhattan School of Music. Her bachelor's degree in music education is from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. When she's away from the airwaves, Melissa loves to run, read, and spend time with her family.

In 2019, Melissa became the host of the Friday evening live Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts heard on Classical Minnesota Public Radio and on Twin Cities Public Television.

Melissa is the host of live and on demand streams of St. Olaf College music ensembles including the St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf Orchestra, and St. Olaf Band.