Iari Melchor is an award-winning music artist in the SF Bay Area who has a genuine passion for teaching others how sing. As an instructor, Iari inspires his students to reach new heights in their own vocal performances. By teaching sound vocal-technique that allows students to transition from low to high without cracking or flipping and without vocal strain, and by helping them discover their own personal vocal style, Iari is quickly becoming known as one of the Bay Area's elite vocal instructors.
As a vocal instructor, Iari has taught workshops internationally, including at the Green Voices Institute in Munich, Germany; Iari is an associate of the International Voice Teachers of Mix (IVTOM), and is a former affiliate of Vocology in Practice (VIP) and Speech Level Singing (SLS). Some of Iari's past clients include James Melo of Young Science, Tiffany Joy and Maqui Reyes of the hit Latin Pop duo from Colombia, Individuo, and Kristen Faith Oei (NY Broadway Production of The King and I).
As a performer, Iari has shared the stage with RnB great, Jeffrey Osborne; sang the National Anthem for the SF 49ers 3 years in a row, including the last full-season of Candlestick Park, and won countless Best Performance awards at West Coast Songwriters sponsored open mics.
As a songwriter, Iari has co-written with some of the industry's best songwriters, including Jen Adan (co-writer of Blake Shelton's #1 hit, She Wouldn't Be Gone), won numerous Best Song awards through the West Coast Songwriters, including the Saratoga, CA Chapter's Song of the Year award in 2011 and 2013; and his song, When You Lift Me Up is featured in the Luck Films (owned by Willie Nelson) produced Indie Flick, Junction. And, most recently, Iari was awarded Best Song in the Urban/RnB category for the West Coast Songwriter Associates 2017 International Song Contest.