Melissa Pruss is a 2001 graduate of DePaul University in Chicago where she completed a Bachelor of Music with honor in Music Performance with Joseph Genualdi.  In 2000 Melissa performed as a violinist with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Before that she was associate principal second violin of the Collegium Orchester in Bonn, Germany.  Melissa is involved with various summer music programs including the Meadowmount School where she studied violin and viola in 1999.  

At age 27, Pruss won the audition as a contracted violinist with the Omaha Symphony.  She holds that position now in the first violins and has also been a Professor of Violin and Viola at the College of St. Mary since 2005.  Melissa is currently a student of Mary Perkinson studying for a Masters of Music Performance at the University of Omaha.



Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 1:15pm
Sun: All Day

Lessons Offered



West Lesson Studios
”The 402” Lesson Studios 

Contact Info

(402) 346-1128


15 Min per week $68/Month (3-5 Year olds)
30 Min per week $138/Month
45 Min per week $206/Month
60 Min per week $275/Month
2 Hour per week $550/Month

*special pricing due to her education and demand.