Melissa believes that all students learn differently and tailors her program to the individual, always including all the elements that make a successful, complete and relaxed musician.
Melissa’s performance experience includes solo concerts with internationally known pianist Vladimir Odinakikh from Russia, various chamber ensembles, Romani band, jazz duo and freelance work. Melissa has taught privately since 2008. Students varying in age and ability from beginners to conservatory have successfully auditioned for: GMYS, VYO, Vermont All-State orchestra, New England Music Festival and university orchestras. She is also an All State Music Festival adjudicator for all low strings.