Melissa Hansen is a professional musician and music educator, specialising in Strings and Piano Tuition. She began her musical teaching career at the age of 16, and has since then graduated with a dual degree in Music and Education at The University of Queensland, and has taught instrumental music in a number of schools in and around Brisbane. Melissa has nurtured a love and passion for music in the hearts of many students over the years. Her main instruments are the violin and piano.
Over the years, Melissa has performed in a number of orchestras which include: Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, Tagiev Chamber Orchestra, The University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Gothic Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Korean Orchestra, Brisbane Regional Symphony Orchestra (Concert Master). This has led her to travel the world and perform in several countries, Russia, Germany, Finland, China and Hong Kong.
Melissa also performs professionally with her two sisters, as a violinist and pianist, in the The Hansen Trio (est. 2004), at private weddings and corporate events around Australia.
Bachelor of Music - UQ graduate
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) - UQ graduate
Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) Registration
Blue Card Holder