Melanie Baker
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  • Evansville, IN
  • United States
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The Boogie Bumper - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Piano

"Yasmin - She is amazing! Thanks for the video!"
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The Entertainer - Scott Joplin

"Thanks Jonathon and Yasmin!! I practiced this for about 2 weeks. Very very fun piece!"
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The Entertainer - Scott Joplin

"I used to be able to play this. It's been so long, though. Nice work."
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Profile Information

I am a:
Student, Performing Artist
My school is:
University of Evansville
My style(s) of music:
Blues, Classical, Jazz, Musical Theater, Rhythm and Blues, Rock, Traditional
I am interested in:
Composing / Arranging, Conducting, Ethnomusicology, Music History, Music Theory, Performing
My musical instrument(s):
Drum Set, Guitar, Harmonica, Organ, Piano / keyboard, Percussion, Timpani, Vibraphone, Voice, Other
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
My dad is my biggest inspiration in my pursuit of studying music; he introduced me to piano and percussion and has been with me every step of the way. I love oldies, particularly The Beatles being my favorite band. My favorite style of music to play is jazz, and I love the contemporary jazz band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. As far as the classical genre goes, Rachmaninoff is my favorite composer. I simply relate to the music he composed; whenever I hear it I just instantly can connect to it. My music teachers all inspire me to be the best musician I can and work the hardest possible for success. I wouldn't be anywhere without them.
More about me:
I've been playing piano (my primary instrument) and percussion for 7 years, and have taught myself guitar and ukulele (for fun) for the past few months. I'm attending the University of Evansville, studying piano and music education.

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At 10:34am on January 10, 2012, Carnegie Hall said…

Hey! You’ve been invited to join the American songbook: Music for the Theater project. You should check it out!

At 10:20am on September 29, 2011, Christopher Amos said…
Hi, Melanie. Thanks for your reply.  Yes, my background is mostly in classical music, but I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work on all kinds of music now in Carnegie Hall's education programs.  Right now, when I find time to play piano, I mostly work on Bach.  I'm glad to hear a friend told you about Musical Exchange.  Please share the site with any friends who you think might be interested. We're looking forward to welcoming a lot of new members to the site this year!
At 12:38pm on September 28, 2011, Carnegie Hall said…
Hi Melanie. Glad to have you in the community. I've added your school's name, so you can update your profile by clicking on Settings. There are tons of other ways you can customize your profile appearance when you click there as well. Give it a go.
At 9:09pm on September 27, 2011, Christopher Amos said…
Hi Melanie, thanks for friending me.  I play the piano, too, although I don't get a lot of practice time now.  What music are you working on?  How did you hear about Musical Exchange?
At 7:33am on September 27, 2011, Christopher Amos said…
Hi, Melanie.  Welcome to Carnegie Hall Musical Exchange!

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