Melissa is a passionate music educator with a focus on learner engagement through fun and creating an engaging learning environment. She is an experienced examiner adjudicator. As founder of Australian Music Conservatory, Melissa develops school aged students through music industry training and musical theatre education. Her unique rainforest studios are a treat to visit.
Her vast experience as a music educator include roles as director of music, classroom music teaching, composing, arranging, private lessons, choral directing, mentoring and sharing her skills with colleagues through professional development workshops.
Her compositions Grooves That Move series are included in Australian syllabi and embrace all things “groovy”.
Music is her life, composing is her legacy and sharing this love of music her passion.