Adjunct Professor, Music
Flutist Melissa Mashner has been praised for her “sparkly musicianship, sensitivity, and elegance on the stage.” With international performance experience, Ms. Mashner balances performing, collaborating, and chamber work as an active musician currently based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ms. Mashner currently serves as Vice President of the Southeast Michigan Flute Association and is on faculty with the Community Music School of Ann Arbor. Additionally, Melissa is founding member of the Angelus Duo, manages a private flute studio in Ann Arbor, subs with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and is passionate about teaching, mentoring, and new music projects. In 2015, the National Society of Leadership and Success named Melissa winner of the National Dream Support Grant to sponsor further musical endeavors in Vienna, Austria and England as a flautist and leader in the collegiate music field. She received her MM in Flute Performance from the University of Michigan and BM from Indiana University. Her principal instructors have been internationally renowned artists Amy Porter, Jasmine Choi, and Thomas Robertello. Ms. Mashner performs on a Straubinger Flute and is a native of Rochester, New York.
Melissa currently lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, Nathan; together, they enjoy traveling, cooking, and being outdoors.
You may visit Melissa Mashner’s personal website at melissamashnerflute.com.