My Commitment to You
The soulful sounds of MeLinda Ford\'s saxophone playing is a mixture of Jazz,Gospel,Rhythm/Blues and Southern Soul. She first started playing the saxophone in the public schools of southwestern, Virginia. Her family rooted her in the church and after some coaching from her mother, she started playing in her local church. Graduating from high school she was awarded a music scholarship to attended Virginia Union Unversity in Richmond, Virgina to major in music education. After graduating Cum Laude from Virginia Union University with a Bachelors of Art degree she decided to become a high school band director in central Virginia. With some years of teaching now on her resume, she attended Shenandoah Universities Conservatory of Music in Winchester, Virginia and receive a Masters degree in Music Education. MeLinda is currently a music teacher in Maryland. With her family by her side MeLinda has made appearances at Blues Alley Jazz Club in Washington, D.C, and performed at other numerous churches, musical venues and festivals.