NEWS From The Talent Notes


Greetings, from The Talent Notes! First, a word just to thank you for reading, and to let you know that there have been quite a few changes here lately, so we decided to let you know what’s going on AND to let you know how much we appreciate all the positive feedback we are getting regarding our articles and interviews! If you would like to get email notification of each and every article we post, please SUBSCRIBE to the blog by typing your email address right here———->>>

We have a brand new logo!



First of all, if you haven’t already noticed, we added a brand new logo! The logo was designed by Patty Palazzo, an incredibly talented artist in her own right! Check out her website for some very cool and artsy t-shirts (that you should own!) and more. Check it out here: PUNKMASTERS and see all the incredible designs! This happens to be one of my favorites:


Punkmasters design by Patty Palazzo

We have brand new writers!

Next, we added two brand new volunteer staff writers to bring you even more information, inspirational articles and interviews. Melissa Baden and Caroline Meisner joined The Talent Notes and have already contributed articles and great ideas!

Melissa Baden

Melissa is a 23-year-old Vocal Performance major at Georgia State University. She has been playing the piano since the age of three, and singing since she could phonate. Melissa has performed in many school and community musical theatre shows, and held notable roles such as Miss Hannigan in “Annie” and the Genie in “Aladdin”, for which she won the award of “Most Valuable Performer”. Melissa is classically trained, but performs all genres, and has a special fondness for choral music. She made All-State Choir multiple years in high school, and toured internationally with the Georgia Regional Girls’ Choir. She has also performed with the Atlanta-based William Baker Festival Singers, and at 15 was the youngest member in the history of the Michael O’Neal Singers. Melissa studied under Jenny Rawson for two years before earning a music scholarship to the University of Georgia. Melissa went on to study there under Dr. Greg Broughton until she took a break and moved to the west coast to teach voice and piano lessons. She returned to Georgia in 2009, and has since been teaching students in the Atlanta area. She plans to return to Georgia State University and complete her BMA in Vocal Performance in January. Melissa believes that music inspires people to change the world, and believes that there is nothing more profound than turning “a dead tree” into the life that is music. “Where words fail, music speaks”, and this is why Melissa studies, teaches and performs.

Caroline Meisner

Caroline Meisner is a 17 year old, currently living in Lutz, Florida, who is passionate about music, theater and writing. She is active in the drama and chorus departments at Steinbrenner High School and is a member of the Ruth Eckerd Hall Rhythm and Sole Tap Ensemble. Caroline has been performing in music, theater and dance groups since the age of 7, first in the Atlanta area and now in Tampa. She plans to continue performing and writing and one day hopes to go on to teach and direct.

Both Melissa and Caroline are dedicated to serving the needs of today’s talent and are passionate about the arts in general.

More news and how you can help!

Here we grow! In a few short months The Talent Notes has grown to a website of three writers and almost 4,000 views! We have highlighted artists, writers, actors and musicians and brought you inspirational articles as well as practical themed articles. We have plans for even more growth, and intend to keep on offering articles, information and interviews for talent, by talent, and about talent. Stay tuned and be a part of it. We would love to connect and hear from you!

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