Madison A. received her Bachelor’s Music in piano pedagogy at Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Chicago in May 2018. She has been teaching privately for five years as well as group classes at the Wheaton College Community School of the Arts for three years. She has worked with a wide variety of ages and proficiency levels, ranging from young beginners and toddlers to high school and more advanced students. While Madison is currently studying for her master’s degree at ASU in ethnomusicology, she loves engaging in music with kids and adults, making music fun and inspiring. She incorporates all kinds of musical styles in her instruction, from Baroque and classical to jazz and contemporary, emphasizing the great variety of music available to be enjoyed. She believes that music is vital expressional language that greatly benefits cognitive and emotional growth. Madison herself has been playing and performing piano since the age of seven, winning several high school competitions, both local and state-wide, as well as performing personal recitals and in chamber ensembles during her undergraduate years. The combination of her teaching and performing experiences allows her to approach teaching through both a pedagogical and collaborative perspective, working with students to expand their musical vocabulary and expression. She is passionate about helping students explore their potential as musicians.