Melissa Cotton received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Clemson University. Mrs. Cotton has 20 years of experience as a certified South Carolina teacher in education, including music education and working with special needs children. She has studied the flute and piano extensively, as well as receiving many years of dance training.
Melissa became very impressed with the Music Together® program after attending classes with her children. The wide variety of music and enthusiasm of students and parents were major factors in influencing her decision to become a Music Together teacher. She received her training in Atlanta under the instruction of Lili Levoniwitz and then went on to become a center director/teacher in Summerville, S.C. for 8 years. In addition to directing Music Together of Fort Mill, she also provides private piano instruction for young beginners.