Mesa Schubeck



Teaches: Piano, Voice, Ukulele

Teaching Philosophy: Rhythm and song are in our nature and I believe everyone has the ability to learn and make music.
As a teaching artist, I strive to create a positive, supportive, engaging environment for people to explore music and discover more about

Greatest Music Influences: My family and my music teachers, classical, jazz, rock, soul, funk, American, roots, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin,
Stevie Wonder, The Dave Matthews Band, Alicia Keys, Diana Krall, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Bach, Chopin, the list
goes on…

When I’m not making music: Playing outside, spending time by the ocean, walking, hiking, biking, writing, cooking, hanging with family and friends.

Current Music Projects: I sing with Lexi James and The Wild Hearts, a pop/country group that performs throughout New England.

Favorite place in Maine: Blue Hill


To learn

General bio info: Raised in the coastal village of Blue Hill, Maine, Mesa was immersed in her family’s folk music tradition from an early age. Trained as a classical pianist, her formative instruction drew from the Suzuki method. As her musical development evolved, the influence of pop, rock, jazz and soul artists contributed to her diverse style.

While pursuing her degree in Piano Performance at the University of Maine, Orono, Mesa was part of the University Singers, Renaissance a cappella group, UMaine Jazz Ensemble and served as accompanist for Collegiate Chorale and guest conductor for University Singers.

Most recently based in Nashville, she composed, performed and recorded in an original pop/rock band. Her involvement with the theatre department at Belmont University and Middle Tennessee State University included work as a collaborative pianist and musical director in multiple productions. Mesa is excited to be returning to her roots in Maine where she continues to work as a music instructor and performing artist in the Portland area.

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