Melissa T. Music Lessons

Melissa T. Music Lessons

5.0 (14)
6 hires on
6 employees
6 years in business

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Melissa T Music is a collective of talented teachers from diverse backgrounds with superior music education and performance experience. Our music instructors not only have music degrees but, are performers. 

We love making new connections. Helping others create music is our greatest reward. Students who have never played an instrument learn to play their favorite songs and the pride and joy that grows is our favorite part.

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Baltimore, MD 21239
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  • Desira B. Stewart

    My daughters love lessons with Melissa T. Music! As first-time piano students, she engaged them and made them feel comfortable. She consistently encourages them to do their best and sets an environment where effort and trying are celebrated. Excellent lessons in a loving environment. So glad we are with Melissa T. Music Lessons.

  • Renee Shiferaw

    I started taking lessons from Melissa because I had always wanted to sing in the choir, but for various reasons I wasn’t able to. I knew that I needed to take lessons to build up my confidence for the audition and work on my technique. When I met with Melissa for my first lesson, she was so down to earth and patient. I think it took me like 10 minutes to sing in front of her! I was so nervous, but she simply smiled and said, “You’re really brave.” That moment really helped me to find the courage to sing! Her continued encouragement throughout our lessons was so vital! And after taking her 4 week course, I auditioned for the choir. I was nervous, but once I completed the audition, I found out that I had been accepted onto the choir- a desire fulfilled! Her lessons are solid and easy to follow! If you need to work on your technique and/ or build confidence, I definitely recommend that you work with Melissa! I had a great experience and I hope to come back in the Fall!

  • Janel Bannister

    Melissa's lessons are creative and really engaging to all ages. I love the dedication and passion she clearly has for teaching music. My kids have learned so much and grown in just the short time we have been with her.

  • Shanita Whitehurst

    Melissa is excellent at what she does. My 3 year old son loves coming to his piano lesson. Melissa is very patient with him and is an all around great person. My son and I always look forward to our Thursday evening with Melissa. I can't wait till he masters the piano.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

With the variety of skill levels and instruments that we teach, this will vary! However, the most important part is getting to know the student and making sure there's a good teacher:student relationship. Assessment of skill level, goal setting and exploration are also a big part of the first lesson.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

What makes our studio so special is that we are a collection of professionals with over 30 years of experience. Our teachers all have degrees in their insturment and have obtained prestigious awards and even accompanied many well-known artists.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Lessons range from $30-$35 for 30 minute sessions. 

How did you get started teaching?

Our teachers are passionate about spreading the joy of music. We believe music heals and transcends. 

What types of students have you worked with?

Melissa T. Music lessons serve a diverse group of people varying in age and backgrounds. Out youngest student was two and oldest was 70 years old. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Melissa T. Music lessons hold recitals semiannually; winter and spring. They are very fun, interactive and memorable events that allow for students to display their newly learned skills. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Whoever you hire, make sure they consider your personal goals! This is YOUR lesson!!

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Think of your long term and short term goals. Consider what your practice regimen will look like.