Mary Jo Armstrong

1451 E. 55th St. Unit 629 N.
Chicago, IL. 60615
cell: 815-298-7015

B.S. Degree in Music Education—Major Instrument Piano, Minor Oboe (and Alto Sax)

Teaching Experience:

33 years private lesson instruction, beginning through advanced students, previously in my studio in Rockford, IL. and currently in my home in Hyde Park.

My post college study:

Continuing private piano instruction, summers, 2009-2014
Private oboe lessons 1983-1991
Attending many, and various teaching clinics and seminars

Professional Organizations: Past and Present

MPA (Mendelssohn Performing Arts) Piano Club
Rock Valley College Concert Band (1st Oboe)
Kishwaukee Community Band (1st Oboe)
MTNA (Music Teachers National Association)
ISMTA (Illinois State Music Teachers Association)
GRMTA (Greater Rockford Music Teachers Association)
CAMTA (Chicago Area Music Teachers Association)
MTHP (Music Teachers of Hyde Park)
SAI (Sigma Alpha Iota, International Music Fraternity)

My students have participated in my annual recitals as well as combined recitals with colleagues. Some of my students have chosen to participate in the Chandler Starr Miller Competition, and AIM (Achievement in Music) Program.

I look forward weekly to each student! Call for further questions and to get started!

Artist Series News

Check out the great artist series beginning on October 18. Come and bring your family and friends for some great music played by our own wonderful artist-teachers.

Student events

MTHP sponsored many successful events for our students this past school year: recitals, workshops, Concerto Day and Chamber Days. We look forward to our new series of student events, beginning with a student recital on October 21.

MTHP is a member of Culture Coast Network