Melody Lord is on the piano faculty of DePaul University School of Music. Ms. Lord has extensive background as a soloist, accompanist, orchestral pianist, and coach. A graduate of DePaul University, with bachelors and masters degrees in piano performance, Ms. Lord appears frequently with other DePaul faculty in recitals and on radio broadcasts. She is an accompanist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chorus and for the Chicago Metropolitan Opera Auditions. Orchestral performances include extra keyboardist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and pianist of the American Chamber Symphony. She has served as pianist and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Melody Lord and Donald Peck have a musical collaboration of over 19 years. They have performed recitals and chamber music concerts throughout the United States.