Melissa Bergstrom has been a music faculty member at Anoka-Ramsey Community College since the turn of the century. She also serves as organist and choir director at Edina Community Lutheran Church. Melissa received her M.M. in choral conducting from the University of Minnesota and her B.M. in voice performance from Augsburg University. She frequently performs throughout the metro area as conductor, mezzo-soprano, flutist, pianist, and organist. Melissa’s choral compositions have won several national competitions and her pedagogical and liturgical writing are published through the Music Listening Contest, Augsburg Fortress and Vocal Essence Music Press. The center of her world, though, remains her husband, Sam, and three amazing sons.