Melissa Bishop | Webster University

Melissa Bishop

Adjunct Professor of Music Theory

Melissa BishopMelissa Bishop received the Bachelor of Music in Composition from Webster University where she studied with Bob Chamberlin and Kim Portnoy. She received her Master of Music in Theory and Composition at Kansas State University where she studied with Hanley Jackson. Since 2002, her duties at Webster have included teaching varying levels of Theory and Musicianship  as well as songwriting. She currently serves as the director for School of the Arts in St. Louis County and writes for Six Hour Drive Publishing, a subsidiary of Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing. Her first cut was in the country market for an independent label entitled, “Wishing You Were Home.” She has had continued success in the Christian market in various genres including CCM/AC, Southern Gospel and print.