Melinda Caroll Music is dedicated to the Music Arts of songwriting, collecting songs from around the world and to creating and sharing music resources for those who love to sing. Singing, raising your voice can be a courageous act. My aim is to offer fun, value-based, inclusive music and songs that support and inspire confidence and character, songs that promote peace and heal ourselves and our community.
Hello, my name is Melinda Caroll and I am a passionate professional Singer/Songwriter, music producer, song keeper, National Song-leader for Girl Scouts of the USA, 5-Rhythms Dance facilitator, a Mother, a Grandmother, social activist and enthusiastic music collaborator with children. I am also the founder and CEO of When We Shine Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to Arts in our Schools.
I am blessed with a life filled with music. My love for singing, collecting and writing songs has brought more opportunities to write, sing, record and produce a number of music albums, singles and to publish songbooks of children’s music, plus to create music for theater, for dance troops, meditation, TV and movie soundtracks. I've been honored to perform in hundreds of concerts and have designed, facilitated and led dozens of world-wide song-writing and song leading workshops for Girl Scouts of the USA and the Global Women’s Organization, WAGGGS.
Creativity, inspiration, imagination are my happy place. Story-telling through the art of singing and original song-writing are the gifts I bring and love to share with children and adults world-wide.
I am a Hawai’i resident and life-long Hawaiian Cultural and Hawaiian Music student. I believe in The ARTS and community as a catalyst for building positive social and environmental changes and in music and song as an empowerment tool for healing, building creative and collaborative skills and confidence.
Mission: Empower healthy community through music and song.
Purpose: Raising your voice is a courageous act in this world. Telling your story by singing your song invites the community to a shared understanding in a language that communicates our message even louder and stronger. My passion and art is to engage children as the creators of their world, to help them weave new stories of the earth and of each other in a way that’s playful, inclusive, inspiring and educational.
Vision: I feel moved to empower and inspire people to sing for themselves and with each other and to help create a culture of kindness where singing together is the norm.
- Singing can change our lives in the blink of an eye. I joyfully offer up songs that help light dark places and bring stories to life that need to be told.
- The living beauty and art of music and song resides in every culture in human history and throughout nature. I honor the diversity of people, animals, plant life, land, water and air, and all the essential elements of our lives and of our world. My songs and the songs I collect share and reflect these values of respect for nature and loving our world into balance. I encourage age-appropriate playful learning, creativity and empowerment through its expression.
- I am a small part of the uplift of the feminine spirit on the planet. It rises to guide humanity into a new era of peace and kindness. Together, we are one voice for girls and for women in every corner of the earth and I uphold the stories and wisdom we sing, celebrate and cherish.
- We are not alone. There is a growing global network of women and men who use the power of their voices to connect, inspire and generate new songs and stories that celebrate and empower the feminine, songs that help to heal our world. Join us.
It is my intention is that the music I've recorded here will bring joy and inspiration for generations to come!