The Mrozinski Family -
Levonne, Emma, Benjamin, Mark
Levonne began teaching at Harper College in 1989. She has taught class piano, music appreciation and credit piano lessons. Additionally, she has taught class and private piano through the Community Music Center since 1989.
She has a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. She has also done post-graduate work at the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana. Her teachers have included Francis Whang, Jane Magrath, and Kenneth Drake. She has studied pedagogy with Duke Miles, Jane Magrath, and E.L. Lancaster.
Mrs. Mrozinski is a past president of the Northwest Suburban Music Teachers Association, a local association of the Music Teachers National Association. For NWSMTA, she has also served as first vice-president and program chair and on the AIM and Awards Competition committees.
Besides teaching and playing the piano, Mrs. Mrozinski enjoys running and cooking.
Mrs. Mrozinski is married to Mark Mrozinski, dean of continuing education at Harper College and co-author of Celebrate Piano!, a beginning piano method. Mark and Levonne have two children, Benjamin, 19 and Emma, 16.
Mark received a Bachelor of Music degree from Wilkes University and a Master of Music degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, both in Piano Performance. Mark Mrozinski is Director of Programming for Continuing Education at Harper and is the former program coordinator of the Harper Music Academy. Mark is past president of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association, and currently hold the office of President of the East Central Division of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association). He is also President Elect of ICCET (Illinois Council of Continuing Education and Training) In addition to teaching , Mark is an active clinician, adjudicator and composer. He has collaborated with Cathy Albergo and Mitzi Kolar on Celebrate Piano!, a comprehensive piano method for the average-age beginner. His works are published exclusively by the Frederick Harris Music Company, Toronto.