Melody Kiser is a native Atlanta guitarist, whose expansive musical vocabulary and soulful singing voice have made her one of the most sought out talents in the area. She is the sole writer, lead vocalist, and lead guitarist of her band, Kiser. Kiser has won accolades such as the Atlanta Battle of the Bands in 2016, opened for bands like the Alan Parsons Project, and performed alongside Melissa Etheridge and Sarah McLachlan on cruises by Royal Caribbean in 2018. Melody’s solo career has also skyrocketed, and she consistently performs at venues to both large and intimate audiences.
Melody began posting videos on YouTube at the young age of 12 and currently has over 624,000 views. At the age of 15, Melody performed with members from Journey, Steppenwolf, Santana, .38 Special, and Lynyrd Skynyrd at The Fredrick Brown Amphitheater and Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Nancy Price, Director of the Frederick Brown Amphitheatre said in a magazine feature about Melody that “We didn’t realize quite the level of talent we were dealing with, and everyone was blown away.”
Not only does she perform and write consistently, Melody attends Berklee College of Music, where she will receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business in 2020. She is also a certified guitar technician for most major United States based guitar brands. Melody is impressed with the craftsmanship and attention to detail by Gopherwood Guitars in the current marketplace, and she is excited to be a part of this wonderful family of creators and artists.