A Message From Melody

Melody Rike viola violin instructor with student

Located in the Durham-Chapel Hill region of North Carolina, I work with children and adult students from throughout the county. I am currently accepting a limited number of violin and viola students. Online lessons are available.

Please contact the Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts to set up an initial consult and a trial lesson today.

Testimonials: Why Students Love It Here

“Without Melody Rike’s clear guidance and direct feedback I would have given up on learning violin a long time ago. Following a lifelong dream to learn the violin, I met Melody within days of deciding to pursue my violin studies. With extreme patience, she taught me not only how to play and read music, but also how to breathe and ground myself so that I would have a strong, confident foundation. Today, I play fiddle in a Celtic band and won first place in an Irish festival violin competition. Melody’s bow instruction is fabulous and I still hear her in my practice room reminding me to play with effortless effort. Please consider taking violin and viola lessons from Melody Rike, “it will change your life!”

Alice Osborn

“Dear Ms. Melody,

Thank you for being such a wonderful violin teacher. I always enjoy violin classes, but I enjoy it more because you make the experience fun!”

Your student, A (current student)

See information about Lessons here.