Mrs. Melissa S. Gillette

Violin Teacher

Melissa Gillette

SAA Member

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Melissa Gillette has been teaching the violin and viola to students of all ages for over twenty-five years. She received both a Bachelor and Master of Music in performance from Arizona State University and studied under Frank Spinosa and Marla Mutcshler. Her Suzuki training includes courses with Martha Shackford, Edward Kreitman, Mark Mutter, and Katherine Wood. She is a member of the American String Teachers Association and the Suzuki Association of the Americas. As a violinist, Melissa has participated in various independently contracted performances in Arizona, North Carolina, and Iowa, as well as been a member of numerous orchestras including the Fort Dodge Area Symphony, Sun City Symphony, Charlotte Philharmonic, and South Carolina Philharmonic.