October 2023 U.S. CIS Naturalization Ceremony at Longfellow House, Cambridge

Melanie Rucinski is a freelance pianist based in the Boston area, where she has played regularly with the Boston Children's Chorus, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center, Promenade Opera Project, and the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training. Melanie has worked with Opera on Tap and La Ti Do Cabaret in Washington, D.C., where she also played for the world premier of the comic opera Do Not Disturb at the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival. If you look closely, you can catch her playing piano at the middle school graduation in Defending Jacob on Apple TV. As an undergraduate, Melanie music directed productions of Next to Normal and The Last Five Years. A choral singer and erstwhile oboist, she cofounded and conducted the Lambda Singers chamber choir at Harvard College and played oboe with the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, Harvard College Opera Society, and Harvard Early Music Society. She currently plays piano for the Cambridge Community Chorus and sings in the Jameson Singers.

Contact: melanie.rucinski at gmail.com