Melvin Bird was born in Basingstoke Hampshire UK in 1955.
He began his piano studies in 1965.
He attended Dartington College, completing the foundation course 1972.
1987 Mmus. Reading University (Piano Performance).
1997 - 2004 Mmus. Phd. Composition.
2006- prof. Tenured Piano teacher and Accompanist, Conservatorio Escola das Artes da Madeira Funchal Portugal.
Works - various, performed in Madeira.
Organist and Musical Director English Church, Funchal.