Mrs. Miller received her BM from Wheaton College in Music Business and an MM from University of New Mexico in Applied Trumpet. Mrs. Miller is Adjunct Professor of Trumpet. During her time in New Mexico, she studied trumpet under Jeffery Piper, and served as a graduate assistant, teaching undergraduate music classes at the University of New Mexico. She also performed with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. Recently, Melanie spent five years as Instrumental Music Director at Bible Baptist School in Shiremanstown. Currently, she maintains a private trumpet studio and performs with the Messiah College Faculty Brass Quintet, the Central Pennsylvania Orchestra, and the Greater Harrisburg Concert Band.