Based in Philadelphia, award-winning vocalist/songwriter/musician Melissa VanFleet has enchanted audiences in venues internationally with her seasoned and consistent voice, unmistakable tone and passionate delivery. In addition to her ability to effortlessly play instruments by ear, she has been recognized for her honest lyrics, moving melodies, and her eclectic spin on a vast array of cover songs. With influences ranging from classical to metal, she has successfully created her own unique sound and has proven that she only needs a piano and a microphone to captivate listeners. Melissa is currently in the studio finishing up her forthcoming release and is looking forward to playing shows in Europe in 2015. She has also joined forces with veteran drummer, programmer and multi-instrumentalist Tyler VanAllen to create COPPÉLIA, a soulful alternative R&B duo with a dark, haunting twist. Whether as Melissa VanFleet or with Coppélia, her distinct voice always shines and her dedication, drive, and positive mindset toward the always-changing music business confirms that she is a true artist with staying power.