Melodie Galloway

Professor of Music

Contact Information

  • 828-251-6769
  • 215 Lipinsky Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Melodie Galloway holds a Master’s degree from Florida State University in Vocal Performance and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her experience as a conductor and soprano soloist includes opera, musical theatre, and jazz. Her credits as a conductor include a 2012 Carnegie Hall invited performance featuring 200 singers and orchestra. She led combined choirs and the Beethoven Academy Orchestra (Krakow) in Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living in May 2017 in Vienna, Prague and Salzburg. As the Director of UNCA’s Asheville Singers, she has been invited to perform as part of the Holiday Open House Performances at the White House from 2006-2016, including a private audience with President and Mrs. Obama in 2012. She will be conductor-in-residence in Syros, Greece, for MidAmerica Productions, NY, in 2019. Currently, Dr. Galloway is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Music Department at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she is the Coordinator of Choral and Vocal Studies. She is in demand as a clinician, conference presenter and consultant for arts advocacy.


  • B.M., Appalachian State University
  • M.M., Florida State University
  • D.M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Courses Taught

  • MUSC111-001 ARTS: University Singers
  • MUSC111-002 ARTS: Asheville Singers
  • MUSC291 Applied Voice
  • MUSC201 Aural Skills
  • MUSC291 Music Theory
  • MUSC373 Music for Film
  • MUSC272 Beginning Conducting
  • HUM214 Humanities 214
  • MUSC373 Musical Theatre

This faculty member teaches in UNC Asheville's Humanities Program.