Maxwell Mellies is a life-long musician with experience performing on guitar, bass, and saxophone. He currently attends TCNJ for music education and studies with renowned saxophonist Kathleen Mitchell. Maxwell has experience with a variety of genres and constantly plays shows with bands and ensembles outside of college. Maxwell believes that music can bring joy to a person’s day, and that learning to play music can bring joy to a person’s life. It is his goal to bring out that joy with every student he teaches, and to push them to discover their own abilities.