Melissa Malavasi

Melissa M.

Pasadena, CA

Lesson Details



Melissa delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
February 2009

Hello I'm Melissa Malavasi. I'm a professional singer, songwriter , pianist and guitarist. I enjoy teaching because I get the chance to help you reach your goals, help you get better at your craft and see you shine at the end of the process. Whatever your goals are , we will make them happen!

I'm also an active performer in LA and I write songs professionally. Some of my songs have been placed in tv shows like " American Pickers" and I won an award for Best Female World Artist in Hollywood.
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Music Teacher
Jan 2016 - Present
Foothills Music Academy

Music Teacher
Apr 2012 - Present
Joe Ferrante Music Academy

I help students with Vocal lessons, Drums, Guitar and Piano. I also teach songwriting

Music teacher and performing artist
Jan 2009 - Present
Red Haus Music


BA In Vocal Performance
Sep 2010 - Apr 2014
Los Angeles College of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Finalist at the ISC Competition
Aug 2016
International Songwriting Competition
Best Female World Artist
Apr 2016
Indie Music Channel Awards
Best Teacher of the year!
Jan 2015
Music Academy
Best Female Dance Artist
Apr 2013
Indie Music Channel Awards


Grammy University Network
Jan 2014

GRAMMY U is a unique and fast-growing community of college students, primarily between the ages of 17 and 25, who are pursuing a career in the recording industry. GRAMMY U events and special programs touch on all aspects of the music industry, from the technology to the tracks themselves. Events are scheduled throughout the semester to give GRAMMY U members a wide variety of experiences and professional development. Because we are part of The Recording Academy, members have extraordinary access to the industry and its artists.

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Jan 2011

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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Photos & Videos

Photo by Melissa M.


10 Reviews

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Brooke Sep 7, 2016

Meli is a very talented teacher & musician! With patience and positivity, Meli is great at connecting with people of all ages. I definitely recommend her!!

Alessia Sep 7, 2016
Singing · In studio

She not only teaches you to sing or play the instrument, but also to be a true performer. She's the greatest!

Alessia Sep 7, 2016

She not only teaches you to sing or play but also to become a true performer. She's the greatest!

Will Sep 6, 2016
Music Performance · In studio

Amazing teacher and musician. Students seem to benefit from learning more from Melissa because of her experience and continued success of being an active performer.

Inbar Sep 6, 2016

I know Meli and she'e a great person and an amazing teacher! you'll be lucky if you have her as your music teacher!

Johanna M. Sep 5, 2016
Singing · In home

Hello all, let me begin by saying Meli is a rock star at teaching, her passion for music is inspiring, the techniques are incredible, it was so easy to follow her instructions & i took big steps towards my education in music with her support & care. My vocals have improved tremendously with meli's techniques , & I'm truly grateful~~ highly recommend to everyone, you won't regret it :)

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Sara Sep 5, 2016
Guitar ·

The best teacher ever!!
Kind, prepared, patient and talented

Kari Sep 5, 2016
Singing ·

Meli has helped me through my difficult times in music! She is such an inspiration and a great role model! I genuinely believe that Meli might just be the greatest music teacher ever!

Fernanda A. Sep 5, 2016
Singing · In home

I've known Melissa for many years and can guarantee she is excelent with her students. Her abilities as a singer / guitar / piano player allows her to make a student learn fast and with a great technique.

Jennifer Sep 5, 2016
Music Performance · In home

Professional, personable, year of experience in libe perfomance, and Bilingual. THE WHOLE PACKAGE!

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