$35 per lesson
Melissa McCreary was captivated by the oboe at an early age. Many years and even more reeds later, she graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s in Music Education, specializing in oboe. Since her graduation in 1992, she has picked up viola and alto sax. She taught orchestra for nine years in Maryland while playing viola with the Susquehanna Symphony.
Since coming to Fredericksburg, she has played with numerous ensembles, including the UMW Philharmonic, several community bands and the St. George’s Chamber Orchestra/Ensemble. From 2012 to 2022 she taught orchestral strings and woodwinds at Catfish Music in Stafford. She currently performs with the UMW Philharmonic and at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg.