The Polish Singers Alliance of America is happy to introduce the 2022-2023 Leokadja Dombroska/Polish Singers Alliance of America Scholarship Winner: Melanie Bebak, pianist and vocalist, who is a music education major at Buffalo State College in her junior year. She has been playing the piano for 12 years and began studying voice when she began her College studies. At Mount Mercy Academy High School she vocalized and accompanied the Freshman Chorus and Women’s Choir, and provided accompaniment for Mass and related celebrations, including at Community Concerts. She was piano soloist at concerts and the score arranger for solo and group performances. She was pianist at the Orchard Park Country Club, and offered her skills at the Blocher Homes and at benefits. At Buffalo State, she is a member of Chamber Choir and has worked with the Chorale, as well as other solo and collaborative projects. She is a member of the National Association for Music Education. Melanie is an active part of the music ministry at Saint Philip the Apostle Parish as pianist and cantor, and is a member of the Chopin Singing Society in Buffalo.