Madelyn Hasebein studied piano from age 5 to 16 but did not begin to study voice until her undergraduate career at the age of 18. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy and Vocal Performance (with a minor in Psychology) from Cleveland State University in 2018. As a member of Chorale at CSU, Madelyn performed several solos in various choral works including Aaron Copland’s In the Beginning. She additionally performed in several scenes for the university’s Opera Workshop in the roles of Susanna from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Mercedes from Bizet’s Carmen, Fiordiligi from Mozart’s Cosí fan Tutte, and Cenerentola in the finale of Rossini's La Cenerentola. Madelyn was selected as the Soprano Soloist for the Cleveland Messiah Chorus for the 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons. Her recent concert works include Alban Berg's Sieben Frühe Lieder, Anton Heiller's Zwei Gesänge as part of the Ars Organi Concert Series in Cleveland Heights, OH, Mozart's Requiem, and Poulenc's Gloria with the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra. She is an alto soloist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, and has worked with the Cleveland Chamber Choir as well as other various choral groups in the Greater Cleveland area. Her latest engagement is with a vocal quartet, ad rem, who will hold their premiere concert in November 2020.
Madelyn has participated in the premieres of solo, choral, and ensemble works including Formare by Cenk Ergun, Labyrinths by Frank Wiley, From an Overlook by Preston Masters, and The Gauntlet by Sxip Shirey at the Cleveland Museum of Arts’s SOLSTICE annual event in June of 2018. She continues to work with composers in various premieres, and will premiere her first choral composition in November 2020 with her vocal quartet ad rem. Among upcoming collaborations, Madelyn will perform Ahead of All Parting by Jenni Brandon along with Cleveland Orchestra Bassoonist Barrick Stees this coming 2020-2021 season at the Rocky River Chamber Arts Series.
Madelyn is a certified Music Therapist [MT-BC] and is trained in Neurologic Music Therapy [NMT]. She currently works as a private lessons instructor, a music therapy independent contractor and voice and piano teacher at Willow Arts & Wellness Center and as a Lower School Piano teacher at University Schools (To schedule lessons, please contact for more information). She continues to compose choral, vocal, and instrumental works, and is working towards a Masters Degree in Performance at Cleveland State University under the instruction of Amanda Powell.