Melissa Miller

Melissa M.

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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I've been teaching guitar for 1.5 years and playing for 19 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to pick notes and play simple songs and as time goes on you'll be able to strum and play intermediate level songs. You will also learn music theory along the way. I specialize in classic rock and pop music, typically use Hal Leonard Guitar Tab Method books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: acoustic guitar, electric guitar, amplifier, microphone, Guitar Pro software, and Ipad. I enjoy working with students ages 8 and up at beginner and intermediate levels. I look forward to meeting you!

About Melissa M.

My name is Melissa and I've been playing guitar for 21 years. When I was 10 years old, I asked my parents for a guitar for Christmas, and I haven't stopped playing since! I am currently enrolled at Berklee College of Music Online in the Guitar Skills Certificate. I have completed two courses, which are Guitar Chords and Guitar Scales. I teach both acoustic and electric guitar. Guitar has always been a passion of mine. I took private lessons for over 5 years. During that time I learned rhythm guitar, lead guitar, classical guitar, and music notation. My primary method of instruction is guitar tablature. I enjoy teaching all kinds of music and especially enjoy classic rock and pop music.

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Simon A.
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Great fun and challenging. Every week a lesson tailored to the music I like and every week a new challenge to learn. Loving the new chords and encouragement.

Posted May 17, 2020
Donna P.
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Melissa is the best - loved today’s lesson!!

Posted Jun 4, 2018
Rebecca
Profile-location-online Online

Melissa is a great instructor! She is very patient and works well with my son.

Posted Feb 11, 2018
Robert
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Melissa has excellent technical skills, a solid understanding of music theory and the ability to communicate effectively with her students. She recognizes a student’s strengths and weaknesses and is able to develop a teaching method that makes the best of the student’s abilities. Melissa is also able to develop a program which keeps the student’s interest and inspires them to keep learning.

Posted Oct 31, 2017
Kayla
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Melissa is a great teacher! She is extremely comfortable to work with and helped me learn the basics of guitar. I have no natural guitar talent or rhythm, but I was always able to make progress with Melissa. I was a beginner and she gave me the tips I needed to try and learn on my own.

Posted Oct 31, 2017
Dawn

Melissa has a taste for music! She’s experienced in almost all genres and a patient, articulate teacher. She’ll make you feel comfortable, she’s great with all ages, and will go at your pace whether you’re a beginner or a guitar enthusiast looking to broaden your skills. You can’t pick a better instructor!!

Posted Oct 30, 2017
Ned
Profile-location-online Online

Melissa is a Great instructor! She really makes guitar theory easy to comprehend. She has extensive experience in all different types of music and is really good at working with you on technique. My lead guitar skills have improved significantly since my class work with her. Plus she is Strat Player 😎

Posted Oct 24, 2017

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Experience

Guitar Teacher
Apr 2016 - Present

Guitar Lessons

Firm Coordinator
Oct 2013 - Present

Fulcrum Wealth Advisors, LLC

Education

Guitar Skills Certificate
Jan 2017 - Present

Berklee College of Music Online

Electric Guitar
Jul 2016 - Dec 2016

John Burris

Acoustic Guitar
May 2015 - May 2016

Charles Vaughn

B.S.B.A in Finance
Aug 2007 - May 2010

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Political Science
Aug 2006 - May 2007

Appalachian State University

Guitar
Mar 1999 - Mar 2003

Richard Matteson - Private Instructor

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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