Melody Mieczkowski began playing CELLO AND PIANO at a young age. She has studied cello with Jui-Chao Wang, Mimi Morris-Kim and Anthony Elliott, professor at the University of Michigan, PIANO WITH LORIE MIECZKOWSKI AND REBECCA HARDING MAYER, and voice with Laurie Beachell and Candace de Lattre. She has taken Suzuki registered training with Jean Dexter/Carey Cheney (cello) and Caroline Fraser/Rita Hauck (piano).
Melody has been teaching private piano and cello lessons since 2008, now teaching at the First Baptist Music Academy in Troy, MI, AND Her home studio in Grand Blanc, MI. Currently, her studio consists of over 25 CELLO, piano and voice students of various levels.
In addition to teaching, Melody is also very involved in her church, First Baptist Church of Troy, as a cellist, pianist and vocalist. Outside of church music, she is the PRINCIPAL CELLIST FOR THE TROY METRO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (TMSO) AND THE cellist FOR the Heritage String Quartet, a freelance group that has been active in Southeast Michigan since 2006 (www.heritagestrings.com). She is also the accompanist for various groups at Bethany Christian School in Troy. In addition, she is a TMSO board member and helps organize concerts. Melody's desire is to use music as a tool to honor God and minister to others.
Join us for the 2021 program: July 19-23!
The goal of the Orion Chamber Music Society String Camp is to provide an opportunity for young people to be challenged to improve their musical skills for God’s glory.