Meet the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach Team

Melissa Lesniak, Ph.D.

Director, Programs

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Biography Dr. Melissa Lesniak has served as the Director of Outreach at the FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC at the University of Miami since August 2014. She supervises The Donna E. Shalala MusicReach Program, the Community Education Program and the Engagement Program, which provides musical experiences for students...

Carissa Jean Sweet

Program Coordinator

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Carissa Sweet is the Program Coordinator for the Donna E. Shalala MusicReach program at the Frost School of Music. She graduated from the Frost School of Music with her Master of Art's degree in Arts Presenting and Live Entertainment Management in 2018 where she served as a Teaching Assistant for the program. During her studies at the...