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  Play to learn,  

  Learn to play!  

Meet the Teacher


My name is Miss Melissa Ayotte and I have been an Early Childhood Music and piano teacher in Marin County for over 20 years.   I began studying piano with Antonia Cippolina in  Mill Valley in the early 1970's at the age of 5.  I studied privately for over 12 years and continued my music education at College of Marin with Paul Smith.   In additiona to piano I also play guitar, hand drums and many percussion instruments.  I have played and performed professionally at local restaurants, theater companies and churches, and I have taught music at Hamilton Elementary School as well as several local preschools.

Classes Offered


Affiliate Program

Novato Piano School is a proud affiliate of Busy Kids Do Piano which offers music and piano programs for preschoolers, children and adults.  ​Please check out this amazingly affordable online option for piano and music lessons for ages 3 and up.  Click here to learn more about BUSY KIDS DO PIANO

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