Michigan native Melissa Hembree started cello at age 3, won her first competition in 7th grade, and played in a Yo-Yo Ma master class and soloed with the Grosse Pointe Symphony during her senior year in high school. She holds a Bachelor’s in Cello Performance from Indiana University, where she studied with Emilio Colon. In Houston, Texas she was Low String Specialist for the La Porte School District and Assistant Orchestra Director at Woodcreek Middle School, where she taught technique and repertoire to 180 beginning and intermediate string students. She moved to Denver in July, 2015 and opened a private cello studio serving the Littleton/Lakewood area.
This program is currently open to Compass Montessori students and St. Mary School, Littleton students only.
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