New to the Niagara School of Music team, Melissa eagerly took on the position of piano teacher and Yamaha group teacher, in September 2019. Prior to this position, Melissa taught piano (and vocals) for 8 years to both kids and adults. At a very young age she developed her love for music, started private lessons and annually completed grade exams through the Royal Conservatory of Music. Classically trained, Melissa has participated in many festivals and competitions. She continued her passion of music by attending Brock University and graduated with a bachelors degree majoring in music. Melissa finds joy in teaching and plans on passing her love and passion for music to her students.