Voice, Guitar, Piano
Melissa Blasek is a New Hampshire native and professional musician and vocalist. As a regular lecturer at Berklee College of Music, she has been performing professionally since she was fourteen years old and is a regular in the New England music scene. She has performed at the Acton Jazz Café, CR Sparks, XO On Elm, The Palace Theatre, The Yard, The Firehouse, Hermanos, The Lebanon Opera House, The Barre Opera House, as well as countless other venues and private events. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Berklee College of Music where she received a scholarship and studied with Livingston Taylor, David Scott, and Donna McElroy, among others. Melissa has recorded with Grammy award winning engineer and producer, Tom Carr, and sung for recording projects in all genres- from hip hop to jazz to country to Christian rock. She is currently a recurring guest lecturer at Berklee College of Music.
Melissa currently teaches private voice, guitar and piano lessons. She believes in teaching traditional technique through the use of contemporary music. Her students have moved on to win awards and contests throughout New England, appear on television shows, and perform in national and international tours.
Melissa currently teaches private voice, guitar, and piano lessons. She believes in teaching traditional technique through the use of contemporary music. She has developed a contemporary vocal curriculum supplement that reinforces tradition vocal technique through the use of pop, rock, r&b, and country music. With certification from Success Music School, Melissa specializes in multi-sensory approaches to teaching music notation, guitar, and piano techniques for visual-spatial learners.