Music: Piano, Voice
Ages: 5 & up
Experience: +20 Years
Melissa is a fun and dynamic piano teacher with years of experience. Music is the source of her joy and drives her every second of every day.
As a performer, she has performed various genres such as classical, country, jazz, pop, rock, choral, opera, musical theatre, & more all over the US and Europe. From solo performances to showbands, she has performed in places such as Prague, New Orleans, Disney World, Washington D.C., and more!
Melissa is a classically trained teacher but considers herself most accomplished as a Jazz Vocalist and Early Childhood Music Teacher. Among her many talents including music theory and songwriting, she plays piano, clarinet, and saxophone.
Melissa attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana and The University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana studying Vocal Music Education. Since her start with The Houston Symphony Chorus in 2001 and Musik Garten certification, she has over 15 years experience here in Texas plus her experience in her home state.
Her teaching methods focus on each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses. No lesson is the same because no student is the same. Lessons with Melissa are a fun experience because lessons should be fun and exciting.