Piano / Keyboard
At Studio Percussion, we believe in a music education that is all-encompassing. As a result, we offer lessons that include a well rounded education that includes the following:
-Repertoire (Classical, Pop, Musical Theater, Lead Sheets, etc.)
-We offer piano lessons for all ages and levels
-Lessons are offered in 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minute sessions
-Lessons are catered to fit the needs and interests of the student
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Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Melanie Hawkins began her piano studies at the age of 6. She received her Bachelor of Music from the University of Idaho, where she studied with Rajung Yang. As a student in Idaho, Melanie received several piano scholarships and was selected to perform in several masterclasses with artists such as Stephen Hough, Anastasia Dedik, Anton Nel, and Alan Chow. She studied Piano Pedagogy under the direction of Jovanni-Rey de Pedro and was an active teacher in the Lionel Hampton School of Music Preparatory Division, and served as President of the MTNA Collegiate Chapter at the University of Idaho. Melanie was actively involved in her Collegiate Chapter's project to interview living composers and was able to speak with William Bolcom, Kevin Olson, Catherine Rollin, Melody Bober, and Christoper Norton. She currently teaches at Studio Percussion Music and Dance Center and is accepting piano students into her studio.