Melissa Tan

Melissa T.

San Diego, CA

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

Teaching since:
2011

Hello! My name is Melissa Tan and I'm a 27 year old professional pianist with a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines College of Music. I have been teaching piano in the Manila and in San Diego to all ages for the last 5 years.

I have expertise in both traditional and Suzuki piano methods and I teach my students the most beautiful piano pieces that fit their level. I'm very encouraging and students have stayed with me for many years!

Experience

Professional Pianist / Music Director
Oct 2015 - Present
Naval Amphibious Base / Naval Airstation North Island

Education

Master's Degree in Piano Performance
Jun 2012 - Present
Philippine Women's University
Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance
Mar 2006 - Mar 2011
University of the Philippines Q.C.

Languages

English, Tagalog
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Suzuki Piano Method
Mar 2011
Philippine Suzuki Association

Awards

2ND PRIZE (UP College of Music Concerto Competition)
May 2010
UP College of Music

Photos & Videos

Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 with the Manila Symphony Orchestra
L'Isle Joyeuse

During my graduation piano recital, 11/2011
Chopin Scherzo no. 1
Photo from my graduation piano recital

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with the Manila Symphony Orchestra

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At my home piano studio in San Diego, CA

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1 Review

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Jay Oct 7, 2016
Piano · In studio

Ms. Melissa is a very professional teacher. My daughter learned so much in just a few months. Definitely recommended.

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