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Bonnie Johansen-Werner
Instrument: 
piano, voice, composition, organ
Locations: 
Joliet
Published zip: 
60435
Published phone: 
815-727-0973
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Bonnie Johansen-Werner is a freelance teacher, composer, and performer in Joliet. She teaches music courses and is an accompanist at the University of St. Francis. A Diaconal Minister of Music, she is organist at FUMC in Lockport and publishes with The United Methodist Publishing House, Augsburg-Fortress Press, Alliance Publications, and Darcey Press. Ms. Johansen-Werner’s music has been performed across the United States, in Canada, and Europe. She has performed in the U.S., Germany, France, Slovakia, and Russia.
Leona Jones-Gervase
NCTM: 
No
Instrument: 
Piano
Locations: 
Bolingbrook, IL
Published zip: 
60440
Published phone: 
630-723-4478
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Ms. Jones Gervase has taught piano, violin, and voice for over 40 years. She was educated at NIU and Chicago School of Performing Arts of Roosevelt University, studying piano with Phyllis Hill. In 2015, she retired from full-time teaching elementary music in Plainfield, and is concentrating on building a piano studio with mostly beginners and intermediate students, up to about Level 7. Because of her extensive experience as an occupational therapy practitioner and working with SEASPAR (Southeast Area Special Parks and Recreation) participants, Ms.
Paul Kenyon
NCTM: 
Yes
Instrument: 
Piano
Locations: 
Bourbonnais
Published zip: 
60914
Published phone: 
858.449.5535
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Born in upstate New York, Paul Kenyon earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in piano performance from Michigan State University where he studied piano with Deborah Moriarty and Ralph Votapek. Dr. Kenyon also holds degrees from Mansfield University and Bowling Green State University, with additional studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Paul Kenyon serves as professor of piano at Olivet Nazarene University.
Linda Krueger
NCTM: 
No
Instrument: 
Piano, Voice
Locations: 
Carol Stream
Published zip: 
60188
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Yeeseon Kwon
NCTM: 
Yes
Instrument: 
Piano
Locations: 
Morton Grove, North Suburban Area, Chicago
Published zip: 
60053
Published phone: 
(847) 910-9746
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Dr. Yeeseon Kwon is pianist and associate professor teaching piano musicianship and piano pedagogy at Roosevelt University, and brings with her expertise and scholarship in piano performance and pedagogy as a teacher and performing artist. Dr. Kwon has published numerous new music reviews and authored a wide range of piano pedagogy articles, and as former editor of keyboard music, she collaborated with various composers, editing educational piano music and publications. Dr. Kwon is active nationally and in demand as an adjudicator, workshop clinician, conference and masterclass presenter.
Lynne LaForge
Instrument: 
Piano
Locations: 
Warrenville
Published zip: 
60555
Published phone: 
630-393-6978
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Lynne LaForge is a graduate of the Houghton College School of Music in Houghton, New York, having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and Voice. She is an active member for both the West Suburban and Naperville Chapters of the Illinois State Music Teacher’s Association and is a member of the Music Teachers National Association. A member of the The Compass Church, Lynne performs regularly as a keyboard artist and vocalist.
KELLY LARKIN
Instrument: 
PIANO
Locations: 
NAPERVILLE, IL
Published zip: 
60564
Published phone: 
630-709-8206
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
Yes
Bio: 
Piano is my passion!! It is a "life skill" and I have the desire to teach and share music with others. I have a BA from The University of Iowa and have taught piano lessons in my home studio for 14 years. I have two pianos, one acoustic and the other digital. My yearly calendar includes weekly lessons in my home, Music Theory and History, two formal recitals, AIM Testing, Group Lessons as well as other performance opportunities. References available upon request. Thank you!!!
Janice Larson Razaq
NCTM: 
Yes
Instrument: 
Piano
Locations: 
Algonquin, Palatine
Published zip: 
60102, 60067
Published phone: 
847-854-2523, 847-925-6487
Published email: 
Accepting new students: 
Yes
In-home lessons: 
No
Bio: 
Dr. Janice Larson Razaq accepts piano students, elementary to advanced, at her home studio and at Harper College. Very active in Music Teachers National Association as East Central Division Director elect, and also VP of the national American Matthay Association for piano. Degrees are from Texas Tech, University of Illinois and Eastman School of Music. She performs across the U.S., gives masterclasses and lecture/demonstrations, very recently for the Canadian MTA.

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