Melissa Overhiser Carpenter
Melissa Overhiser Carpenter has been teaching for Ann Arbor Public Schools since 2000. She is a graduate of the University of Toledo and Concordia University. Melissa specializes in elementary and middle school band pedagogy. She is currently a clarinetist with the Dexter Community Band and has played with several other local community bands. She loves rabbits and supports many rabbit rescues. She is married, has two teenage stepsons and a cat named Fuzzy. This is Melissa's 13th year teaching at Open.