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 studying under Amanda Powell 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. 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 has also worked with various choral groups in the Greater Cleveland area including Cleveland Chamber Choir.
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, and Two Songs by Dr. Steven Stanziano in the 2022 Cleveland Composers Guild Art Song Mini-Festival. She continues to work with composers in various premieres, and premiered her first choral composition Psalm 4:8 in November 2020. Madelyn leisurely enjoys writing her own choral, vocal, and instrumental compositions.
Madelyn is a board-certified Music Therapist [MT-BC] in the state of Ohio 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).