about us

We are a non-profit educational organization comprised of professional music teachers that desire to support each other, to create educational opportunities for teachers, students, and community members, and to enhance our teaching.

what we do

We promote the advancement of musical knowledge and education by providing activities and opportunities designed to enhance an appreciation of music.

 

Our monthly meetings may take the form of a group discussion, an academic lecture, or a live performance.

LEADERSHIP

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JENSIN CLARK, M.M.

President

B.M. in Piano Performance -- Illinois Wesleyan University

M.M. in Piano Pedagogy and Performance -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Adjunct Professor at Lake Superior College

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RaeAnn Hamlin, NCTM

Vice President

B.A. in Music (Piano Performance and Pedagogy) -- The College of St. Scholastica

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music -- The Music Teachers National Association 

Owner and teacher at Hamlin Music Academy

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EMILY VALINE, NCTM

Treasurer

B.A. in Music (Piano Performance and Pedagogy) -- The College of St. Scholastica

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music -- The Music Teachers National Association 

Staff Accompanist and Administrative Assistant at The College of St. Scholastica

Independent Piano Teacher

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BRIAN KAPP, M.A.

Secretary

B.M. in Keyboard Performance  -- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
M.A. in Liturgical Music -- St. John's University

Owner, Instructor of Piano, Voice, and Organ at Encore Music