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Melissa M.

Harrisonburg, VA

About Melissa

Melissa McCann is currently earning her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance, Pedagogy, and Literature at James Madison University. Melissa earned her Masters of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of California, Irvine at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts with Dr. Darryl Taylor. Miss McCann has performed in music festivals all over the world including The University of Miami School of Music Summer Festival in Salzburg, Austria, Oberlin in Italy Music Festival in Arezzo, Italy and Russian Opera Workshop in Philadelphia, PA. Miss McCann appeared Mimi in La Boheme,
Mary in Highway 1, USA, Euridice in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, Soprano in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater,and as Lucy in the Three-Penny Opera. Melissa is an Advocate of the Arts scholar, and a Redlands Bowl Young Artist. Melissa earned her Bachelor's of Music from University of the Pacific with vocal instructor Dr. Lynelle Wiens, and piano with Dr. John Cozza.

Melissa specializes in the Alfred Series for piano and My First Piano Adventure for young students. This approach focuses on ear training and reading music. Custom exercises and choice of material is based on the student's level and field of study. Lessons are scheduled at the student's convenience as per availability. Frequency and length of lessons is based on the students needs.

Young voice students are taught general concepts, music theory, and ear training. After the voice is more mature, advanced and serious vocal study can be pursued. Melissa's students receive a well-rounded training in the style of their choice: Classical, Popular, Musical Theatre, and Jazz.
Melissa emphasizes on solid technique, posture, breathing, and control, in addition to music fundamentals.
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Miranda G. July 2, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Really helpful and nice!
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Jennifer June 29, 2015
Music Performance · In studio
We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!
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Nikki June 29, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio
Melissa was my first voice teacher, and I was so fortunate to have her. She was very patient with me because I was very shy and self conscious when it came to vocal lessons. She help me find my voice, and started crafting it using many different tools to help me understand the different elements that allows one to register sound. She is a joy to learn from, and I recommend any beginner to learn from her.
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Melissa M.

Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Sorin H.

Charlottesville, VA

About Sorin

Played with the Mighty Sound of Maryland for both euphonium and tuba. Helped teach my son trumpet.
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Sorin H.

Charlottesville, VA 22901
starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Marie J.

Palmyra, VA

About Marie

Welcome! I am Marie Jones, vocal coach of NoteWorthy Studios. For over 30 years I have been singing in countless amount of venues with a plethora of experience including a BA in Classical Vocal Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2011, I made the decision to open up my doors to pass down my legacy of the love of song and what a blast it has been. I have discovered I the natural ability to hear a singer's sound, be able to pinpoint vocal flaws and communicate to the singer how to achieve their desired tone no matter what genre they are singing.
My individual stylized appro
ach in vocal coaching varies with student. Students learn the importance of breathing, vocalise and improving sound without effecting their vocal style.
My students will tell you that I love to have fun and posses the passion and belief for them to succeed.
I offer voice lessons, coaching, and sight singing training in person and online.
Contact me for a free vocal coaching assessment.
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Marie J.

Marie J.

Palmyra, VA 22963
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Zachary W.

Harrisonburg, VA

About Zachary

Zachary is a professional violinist with a bachelor's degree in music performance. He is a highly capable classical violinist who is also familiar with other genres (fiddle, jazz, pop). He has performed extensively as a soloist and with a number of small chamber ensembles and orchestras from around the east coast. Recent performances include: solo recital at Armstrong hall in Shenandoah University, premiere of Wynton Marsalis' blues symphony with the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony, and a piano quartet recital at the recital hall in the Shenandoah Conservatory. Zach is also a violist as well
and is capable of teaching piano lessons to beginners. He knows plenty of methods to teach students how to learn music efficiently and joyfully while helping them avoid forming bad habits early on. He believes music is to be enjoyed and shared with others.
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Jim Watson August 17, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
My first lesson with Zach was great. He moves along, gives good advice and homework exercises. I feel good about his instruction acapbility and technique.
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Doris L. June 9, 2015
Violin · In studio
Zachary is an experienced and most engaging violin teacher. He is patient, articulate and has very well thought out ideas about how to grow as a musician and violinist while making the experience completely enjoyable.
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Jan W. June 8, 2015
Zachary is an outstanding violinist and it was a pleasure to have had him as a member of the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. He is a passionate and serious musician and an accomplished violinist. He is also a wonderful person and a great colleague!

I highly recommend him as a teacher!

Jan Wagner
Artistic Director and Conductor
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
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Zachary W.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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$30 / 30-min
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Zachary H.

Harrisonburg, VA

About Zachary

I am a former Voice Major from Bridgewater College that is now a graduate student in Choral Conducting at James Madison University with a graduation date of December 2015. I am recently married with two lovable dogs and we are just beginning oue wonderful life together! I have taken several lessons from many wonderful teachers, including renowned baritone Kevin McMillan. I enjoy working with others on discovering who they are (mentally, vocally, and spiritually). I prefer to think of lessons as developing not only a voice but a friendship between my student and I.
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Zachary H.

Zachary H.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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$20 / 30-min

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