Judi Messina is a music teacher at Xavier through its partnership with Writers in the Round. She has taught piano and voice full-time in Houston since 1987, and spends every Friday night playing keyboard for ComedySportz, an improv troupe. She grew up in the musical theatre community in Cleveland, Ohio, sneaking into the local theatre, but quickly got hired to accompany and arrange music. She also teaches improvisation, composition, coaches pop vocal students, and accompanies instrumental and vocal contest students. Her self-published book, “Piano Freedom,” teaches students how to play and improvise pop music and even improvise classical music.
Contact Judi here.