Piano, Beginning Violin
Ms. Melissa is a Los Angeles based pianist, music producer, and music educator. She began her music education at age 10 with private piano lessons at Millan Music in Carson, CA. Melissa always exhibited a passion for the arts as she participated in many concerts and musical productions during her time at Narbonne High School. At age 17, Melissa became a Piano Instructor at Millan Music where she would go on to teach private piano lessons for 12 years.
In 2008, Melissa pursued Music Education at Pasadena City College where she studied Music Theory, Harmony, Ear Training, Keyboard Skills, Jazz Theory, and played in various performance ensembles.
Ms. Melissa continued her education at California State University, Long Beach where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Hospitality Management with an emphasis in Event Planning in 2014.
After years of on the job experience in the entertainment and service industries, Ms. Melissa was able to accomplish her goal of working for LiveNation Entertainment in the Spring of 2018. Since her initial hire, Melissa has made strides in the Premium Seating department at two major Los Angeles venues (The Wiltern and The Hollywood Palladium) and was recently promoted to Premium Experience Supervisor at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
Music has always been a driving force in Ms. Melissa’s life and she continues to share her passion through teaching the gift of music with the youth. Ms. Melissa has experience teaching all ages and specializes in teaching beginning to intermediate piano students and beginning violin students.