Madelyn Hasebein studied piano from age 5 to 16 but did not begin to formally 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, and recently completed her Masters Degree in Performance at the institution in 2022. 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, Cenerentola in the finale of Rossini's La Cenerentola, and Marguerite from Gounod’s Faust. Madelyn was selected as the Soprano Soloist for the Cleveland Messiah Chorus for the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2022 seasons. Previous concert appearances include 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 has also worked with various choral groups in the Greater Cleveland area including Cleveland Chamber Choir. Most recently, she studied with Ferdinand von Bothmer and Julia Radosz in Lucca, Italy at the first annual Lucca Bel Canto Institute in September 2023.
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, The Gauntlet by Sxip Shirey at the Cleveland Museum of Arts’s SOLSTICE annual event in June of 2018, Two Songs by Dr. Steven Stanziano in the 2022 Cleveland Composers Guild Art Song Mini-Festival, and Songs of Divine Mercy by Konrad Binienda. She continues to work with composers in various premieres, and premiered her first choral composition Psalm 4:8 in November 2020.
Madelyn is an affiliate of the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy® [NMT]. She currently works as a private lessons instructor, the NMT independent contractor and voice and piano teacher at Willow Arts & Wellness Center, and as a Lower School Piano teacher at University Schools. She is also a tarot reader and will complete her YTT-200 HR to be a certified yoga instructor in April 2024.
Outside of work, Madelyn is a coffee lover, yogi, nature enthusiast, and proud dog-mom to her puppy, Finn (who has his own instagram if you love dog pictures! @adventuresofmadiandfinn).