Open My Eyes
Mary-Ellen "MEL" Kennedy uses her gifts of an extraordinary voice, dynamic presentation, and infectious spirituality to capture the hearts of those who hear her. Over six years ago, she was one of the founding members of M~N~M Music Ministry. She was the Music Director at a church for seven years and currently sings at her local parish. In 1990, she reigned as Mrs. Anaheim Hills and has shared her captivating voice at weddings, funerals, prayer services, and conferences across the country. Mel earned her Bachelor of Arts from Cal State University, Fullerton. She is a graduate of the Genesis Institute (a three-year lay formation program) and has also completed many STEP courses from Notre Dame University. Mel is a member of the Catholic Association of Music, United Catholic Music & Video Association, and the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. In addition to her ministry with M~N~M Music Ministry, she is the proud aunt of fifteen nieces, nephews and 3 great nieces, nephews. She resides in Washoe Valley, Nevada with her husband of 21 years, Steve, and their Golden Retriever, Brandy.