Just a Few of Our Allstar Music Teachers

Ms. Peatry "Piano"

Ms. Peatry has performed as soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 8 times at Chicago's Symphony 

Center and Ravinia Festival. Mrs. Peatry's principal teachers include Mary Sauer (Principal Keyboardist,CSO) Nina Lelchuk 9Professor, Moscow Conservatory) and Gitta Gradova (Studentof Rachmaninoff and Horowitz). 

Ms. Peatry was a distinguished member of the piano faculty at American Conservatory of Music and the Fransis W. Parker School. She is currently accepting new pupis.
Please call 708-516-2506 for more information


Piano, organ and voice teacher

Donald Singleton"Piano/Organ/Vocal"

Donald started to play piano and organ at the age of fifteen and studied under some of Chicago's "Great" teachers like Elsa Harris and George Robertson. After completing his Master Piano and Organ courses Donald recieved the "Mr. Gospal Award in 2001.  Between raising a family and teaching, Donald has performed in his own musical group, and recorded several Gospel hits that are yet to be discovered. Donald has an incredible amount of professional exerience and is willing to share all of his knowledge with all of his students. Today, Donald is the Minister of Music at Chicago's United Mission of Christ where he  plays the piano, organ and directs the choir. With his extensive performing career Donald's goal is to empower all of his studets with the love and knowledge of music.

Angela Latkowski "Great with Kids!"
"Piano & Vocal Instructor"

Angela is a Chicago native and she earned her music degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. Having discovered a real love of music thru her own experience with high quality and enthusiastic teachers, her goal to assist in the sharing of music and fine arts amoungst young people. Angela is currently teaching music at Christ the King School in Lombard where she creates and implements the music curriculum for grades K-8. Having played piano since she was very young, Angela is also an experienced singer and performer. She currently performs with the Wicker Park Choral Singers. Angela really enjoys the challenge of instilling a love of music in all of her students. With her professional and sensitive demeanor kids really love her.

Darryl Petty

 Darryl Petty "Piano/Organ"

Darryl Petty started playing piano and organ at age 6. Darryl grew up listening to Jazz music and at age 12 started to play at Ressurection Roman Catholic Church on Chicago's Westside. Darryl attended the American Conservatory of music and earned his degree in Jazz orchestration and performance. Having taught piano and organ for over 20 years now, Darryl customizes his lessons to his students tastes and levels, always emphasizing the fundamentals. Darryl is currently the Music Coorinator at Holy Trinity Church in Chicago's Gold Coast area. Blessed with the love of music and with his mothers encouragment, Darryl quickly found that his music performance made a very possitive difference many peoples lives. From classical Bach on a pipe organ to Elton John piano, Darryl is on of the mostdiversly talented keyboard players in Chicago.

  Jerina Cerny "Piano"

Born in the Czech , Jerina received the finest in music education and earning two Master Degrees in Education in Europe. One degree in piano and the other in cello. Jerina has had great success by challenging her students to excel. Jerina's qualified students are all encouraged to attend the local music completions throughout the Chicago area. She knows by instilling in them the importance of  a solid work ethic and discipline her students will learn very quickly and gain life skills that will benefit them for years to come.

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