Melissa is an internationally respected performer, mentor and entrepreneur. She’s been around the world and sailed the seven seas performing music and sharing her passion for the arts.
Several nights a week, she can be found performing with her husband, Jake Tobias and Rocco Popielarski in a small acoustic ensemble covering popular songs from the 1950’s through today. Through her Fairy Godmother of Music program, she introduces children of all ages to stories and music from around the world in an educational and entertaining experience.
Her company, Dream Town Media, provides aspiring artists career counseling and advertising support. Melissa also mentors musicians through the Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music. Since 2019, she has been a committee member of the Royal Oak Commission for the Arts.
From 2010-2017, She was a featured entertainer on board Princess Cruises ships for Carnival Corporation. In 2010, her single from their band, 7 Million Jigawatts, “I’ve Got You Covered” was featured in an online advertisement for the Ford Mustang.
One of her main goals in life is to help others create memories and healing through music and the arts. Melissa resides in Royal Oak, Michigan with her husband, Jake Tobias.