Melody Morrison is a second-year graduate student at University of Idaho's Lionel Hampton School of Music where she is studying to attain a Master's in Music with a concentration in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Melody studies piano under Professor Rajung Yang and holds a Graduate Teaching Assistantship at the University of Idaho, where she teaches Class Piano to music majors and minors, and accompanies Women’s Chorus, Orchestra, and music students. She is actively involved with the U of I's Music Teacher's National Association Collegiate Chapter and is serving as Chair of Finances during the 2017-18 academic year.
Ms. Morrison has been playing piano since the age of five and has been teaching private lessons since 2011. Melody holds a Bachelor of Science in Piano Performance from Corban University in Salem, OR. During the course of her undergraduate study at Corban, she served as pianist and percussionist in Jazz Band, assistant principal second violinist in Chamber Orchestra, and accompanist for Chamber Choir. She also appeared as a guest soloist with the Corban University Concert Band and was a recipient of the 2016 Music Performance Award. During her time at U of I, Morrison won the 2016-17 University of Idaho Concerto Competition and most recently, the 2016-17 Washington-Idaho Symphony’s Young Artist Competition.
Attend the January Concert series to listen to Melody perform!