Melina Schein is one of those spirits that is one of a kind. Born in Argentina and raised in Manhattan, NYC, Melina moved for love to a much, much smaller town, Vernon, BC, Canada. She had left the hustle of the Big Apple as an undergraduate in voice and piano accompaniment of The Juilliard School.
She is a human of many talents that go beyond (or shall we say behind) the stage. She's a proud mama to a human and to a fur baby and a Jewish cooking maven, inspired by author and chef Leah Koenig. At the beginning of the pandemic Melina was an out-of-work opera singer and decided to make the best of her time by diving into her Jewish roots and cooking through the 400+ recipes in Koenig's 2019, The Jewish Cookbook. Her alter ego? The Saucy Soprano!
In addition to chatting about her multi faceted career, we share lots of laughs, Melina opens up about mental health, and we get into our commonality of being grandchildren of Holocaust survivors.
This was an amazing dialogue with great takeaways for all folks, regardless their walk of life and.
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