Voice, Violin, Viola & Piano Teacher
Melanie holds a Masters degree in Music Performance from Arizona State University, as well as a BM/Voice with a Dance Minor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Melanie has sung a wide variety of roles in both opera and musical theater, including roles with the Middle Saxony Theater in Freiberg, Germany and the Arizona State Lyric Opera Theater. In addition, she has played violin and viola since she was 9 years old, performing with the Omaha Youth Symphony, the Omaha Youth Philharmonic, and in Chamber Music groups at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As a violist, she is a former Larson Young Artist Award Finalist, a Nebraska Young Artist Award Recipient, and has performed in numerous honors orchestras throughout Nebraska. Melanie loves helping students realize how learning a musical instrument can be a fun and exciting process! Melanie has been teaching at MMW since summer, 2015.