Musical Director Poco Voci
Melissa Black is a recognised Kodaly Music Educator, specialising in Primary Music Education. Melissa has experience in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary contexts across schools in New South Wales and Queensland.
Melissa holds degrees in both Music Education (Sydney Conservatorium of Music) and Primary Teaching (Australian Catholic University) alongside certification through the Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia. In addition to her work as a classroom music teacher and choral/band conductor, Melissa has extensive experience as a performer, adjudicator and instrumental tutor.
Since moving to Queensland in 2016, Melissa has implemented a sequential primary classroom and choral program in the Junior School at Somerset College (Pre-Prep to Year 6), performs regularly with the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra and is a current committee member of the Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia (Queensland chapter).
Melissa guides her students in their journey of music, providing positive early learning experiences to instil a love and passion of music making.