Mellisa Weinert

Mellisa W.

Saint Paul, MN
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Theory tutoring for high school and college students.

About Mellisa W.

Mellisa has pursued her love of music from a very young age. With a passion for quality music and education, she opened Eighty Eight Notes School of Music 2007 where she grew the business to include classes for all ages and stages and all instruments. "My ultimate goal as your teacher is to nurture a genuine love for music.” Mellisa specializes in music theory, composition, curriculum production, and online piano lessons. Her students gain a comprehensive background in the application of music theory, ear training, and repertoire. Mellisa excels in teaching late beginners to advanced students. Mellisa is most passionate about composing, theory, and creativity. Mellisa writes a lot of her own curriculum. She understands that each student has individual specific learning needs and shouldn't be boxed into one curriculum option. So, she often writes what the students needs!

​Mellisa was drawn to teaching virtually from her own experiences early on. Growing up on a ranch as a homeschool student she knows first hand that finding music teachers is very challenging in remote areas. She believes every student should get the opportunity to learn music and wanted to provide quality music education no matter the student's location. Mellisa said she loves being able to meet and teach students all over the country! Mellisa teaches piano, flute, summer camps, and group classes.

Mellisa graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and Liturgical Music, with a minor in Flute Performance and Bible in 2007. She received her Master of Arts in Music Education with a concentration in Piano Pedagogy in 2013 from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, a member of the Music Teacher's National Association, and Minnesota Music Educators Association as well as a music education and business consultant for several music schools and private studios around the country and has performed in various countries.

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ReggieK

My Ms. Crabtree.

M.W. is wonderful as an instructor because she challenges you to learn and provides great feedback. Also, I've wanted to learn how to read music and she's teaching me music Theory as well. If there was anything that I could be different it would be Time. She's what I was looking for in an instructor. I consider her as my Ms. Crabtree.

Posted Mar 18, 2011
PattyN

Sophie has been very happy with her new instructor, Mellisa. She feels that that Mellisa has a way of teaching that really connects with her.

Posted Mar 17, 2009

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Experience

CEO
Jun 2007 - Present

Eighty Eight Notes School of Music

Manager, Lead Teacher
Aug 2007 - Dec 2010

Keyboard Kidz, Inc.

Education

Master of Arts Music Education, Conc. Piano Pedagogy
Jun 2009 - Jul 2013

University of St. Thomas

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music
Jun 2010

Music Teacher's National Association

Awards

Chancellors Music Award
Oct 2005

Golden State Baptist College

Full Music Scholarship
May 2004

Northern State University

Affiliations

Minneapolis Music Teachers Association
Mar 2011
The Minnesota Music Teachers Association, founded in 1901, is a professional non-profit educational organization and is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association, founded in 1876. Our mission is to advance the profession of music teaching through education, certification, networking, and advocacy.
Music Teachers National Association
Jun 2009
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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