Meet our instructor Rebekah- Masters in Opera Performance


Rebekah graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA with a Bachelors in Music, than transferred to The Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA, where she received her Masters in Opera Performance in 1999. Along with her performance degree, she also took pedagogy classes and finished her requirement for student teaching. Rebekah has been performing since the age of five, performing the National Anthem at baseball games in Louisiana. She continued to sing throughout her childhood as both an amateur and a semi-pro. During college, she performed in operas, scenes, and competitions, as well as an A Capella jazz ensemble. Rebekah also studied and performed in Italy during her last two summers at LSU before attending Boston Conservatory, and studied and performed in Germany. While at the conservatory, Rebekah performed many operatic roles, as well as out of school performances. After graduating, she continued to perform at summer festivals with well-known opera companies, and eventually moved to NYC, where she continued to study with world renown coaches. She has also performed in several opera company productions in NYC and performed as soloist for symphonies and concerts. Along with continuing to perform, she is also a frequent substitute soprano in several church choirs in the NYC area. Rebekah has been teaching since 1994, and offers classical, opera, contemporary, pop, jazz, musical theater, and country styles.


Meet our instructor Sean!

Sean studied privately with the high school band director for trombone for three years. By his senior year, he was awarded first chair, playing the most difficult parts of the band pieces. His vocal training started through his own study, than with the directors of the school choirs from middle school through high school. Sean began guitar lessons in 2009, and applied that training to the bass guitar. Since 2009, Sean has performed multiple concerts, and was the first bass player in his high school’s marching/pep band. He began teaching in 2010, and offers most styles.SeanB

Melody Music Studios Recital Season!

We’re happy to announce dates for our 2015 recital season. Recitals are such pivotal events in the lives of young musicians!

Stamford CT-November 15th at 2 PM at the Wilton Library in Wilton, CT

Nashville TN – November 21st at 4 PM at the Steinway Piano Gallery
The public is welcome to attend!
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Meet our new instructor Krista who specializes in praise music

Krista received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Oh in 2008. She grew up with music in her home, taking piano lessons at age seven and continued through high school and college. Along with piano, Krista took clarinet in the high school band, and studied guitar and voice in college. She was the drum major in high school, and has had some experience directing choirs. Currently she accompanies at her church and performs for local weddings and funerals. Krista began teaching in 2005 and offers classical, jazz, blues, and traditional and contemporary church music.


Want to understand audio engineering? Take lessons from Andre!


Andre holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Audio Engineering, concentration in piano at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX in 2015. Before that, he graduated from the Mountain View College in Dallas, TX in 2012 with an Associate in Arts, Field of Study in Music. Andre has been playing piano since he was four. Since then, he’s picked up several other instruments including guitar, voice, bass, percussion, drums, and flute. Throughout school, he played in multiple bands, performing in numerous venues. Andre has been teaching since 2009, offering both English and Spanish lessons, and he offers pop, rock, progressive metal, acoustic, electronic, classical styles.

Meet our new instructor Elizabeth

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Music in Band Education from the Caine College of the Arts at the Utah State University in Logan, UT, graduating in 2014 Magna Cum Laude. She is currently working on her Masters in Music Performance for French horn at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Elizabeth began playing piano at the age of seven and continued all the way through college, and french horn in the sixth grade band. She began teaching at the age of 14 and found she loved to teach, and knew this would be profession. Elizabeth has been teaching professionally since 2007 for both private lessons and in the music department at middle schools, high schools, and preschools.


Wonderful Experience with Cherie

I had lessons once a week with Cherie in Midland TX for 6 weeks, and it was a wonderful experience. I had almost zero experience prior to meeting her, and she got me to the point where I am comfortable sight reading on my own. She is an extremely kind and intelligent woman, she knows her stuff and she teaches very effectively. I would recommend her to anyone.

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