Student of the Month
April 2018


Morgan

Age: 8
School: Windsor Elementary
Hobbies and interests: Girl scouts, soccer, basketball, and swimming
How long have you played the piano? 7 months
What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces
Robot March, Martian Madness
Favorite Subject in school besides recess: math
Favorite vacation/place: Venice, Florida
What do you want to be when you grow up? Artist to do painting and drawing
What else would you like to share about yourselfI came in first place running the mile at school. My favorite food is mac and cheese from Noodle & Co.



Student of the Month
March 2018


Jonah

Age: 10

School: Patton Elementary

Siblings: Matthew, 8
Pets: a fish named Sharkie

Hobbies: Legos, playing outside

How long have you played the piano: 4 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: fast pieces

Favorite subject in school (other than recess!): math

Favorite vacation/place? Disney cruise

What do you want to be when you grow up? baseball player

What else would you like to share about yourself? favorite food is pizza and burger. "I didn't like snails."
 


Student of the Month
February 2018


Anna

Age: 13

School: St. Peter

Siblings: Seth-20, Sara-18, Josh-16

Hobbies: running, basketball

How long have you played the piano: 3 1/2 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: jazz

Favorite subject in school (other than recess!): math

Favorite vacation/place? Florida

What do you want to be when you grow up? something with computers

What else would you like to share about yourself? 1st place in the sate and national Lutheran Schools of America 2017 cross country meet in 2 mile event. 2nd place in the Foot Locker 3K event.



Student of the Month
December 2017



William

Age: 10

School: Patton Elementary

Siblings: Emily

Hobbies: chess, video games, basketball, reading

How long have you played the piano: 2 years

What is your favorite piece: rap, orchestral

Favorite subject in school (other than recess!): D.E.A.R (drop everything and read)

Favorite vacation/place? Florida

What do you want to be when you grow up? film maker and/or book writer

What else would you like to share about yourself? I like soccer

 



Student of the Month
November 2017



Kennedy

Age: 8 ½

School: Patton Elementary

Siblings: Matthew, 6 ½; Maybelle, 4 ½; Daniel, 2 ½

Pets: Kylie, dog, mix

Hobbies: dance-jazz; violin, crafts

How long have you played the piano: 3 years

What is your favorite piece: Etude by Louis Kohler

Favorite subject in school (other than recess!): math

Favorite vacation/place? Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL

What do you want to be when you grow up? An engineer that makes tools like my dad.

What else would you like to share about yourself? My favorite food is mac and cheese.



Student of the Month
September 2017



A.J.

Age: 11
School: Thomas Middle School
Siblings: two brothers, Max and Sam
Pets: none
Hobbies and interests: piano running, video games, swimming
How long have you played the piano? 3 years
What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: sad ones
Favorite Subject in school besides recess: creative arts
Favorite vacation/place: Hawaii
What do you want to be when you grow up? not sure yet

 


Student of the Month
May 2017

Bethany S.


Age: 18
School: senior, Fremd High School
Siblings: two sisters, Courtney and Melanie
Pets: Maggie, dog; Primrose and Junior, cats
Hobbies and interests: listening to eclectic music
How long have you played the piano? 12 years
What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: ragtime, jazz
Favorite Subject in school besides recess: band
Favorite vacation/place: Edinburgh Scottland
What do you want to be when you grow up? flute performer
What else would you like to share about yourself? I'm going to DePaul University next year to major in flute performance.



Student of the Month
April 2017


Emma S


Age: 6
School: home-schooled
Pets: Berkley, a Yorkshire terrier
Hobbies and interests: taekwondo, dance
How long have you played the piano? 1 ½ years
What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces
Little Brown Jug, Magic Pony
Favorite Subject in school besides recess: science
Favorite vacation/place: Tampa, Florida
What do you want to be when you grow up? teacher
What else would you like to share about yourself? I like to eat at Chik-fil-A.

 

 

Student of the Month
February 2017

Abby
Age 9

School: St. Peter Lutheran
Siblings: one brother, Jimmy
Pets: Penny, a pointer/wolfhound; Shark, a beta fish

Hobbies/Interests: arts and crafts, American Heritage Girls
How long have you played the piano: 3 years
What are your favorite types of pieces: Classical
Favorite subject in school (besides recess!!):music, art, gym
Favorite vacation/place: Tennessee; Orlando, Florida
What do you want to be when you grow up: something in music or an engineer
What else would you like to share about yourself: My favorite foods are steak, lemon chicken piccata and sausage and pepperoni pizza



Students of the Month
December 2016

Alex & Josh
Ages 15 &13


 



Student of the Month
November 2016


Jake
Age 8

School: St. Peter Lutheran
Siblings: one brother, Josh
Hobbies/Interests: all sports, Legos
How long have you played the piano: 2 years
What are your favorite types of pieces: waltzes
Favorite subject in school (besides recess!!):computers
Favorite vacation/place: Hawaii
What do you want to be when you grow up: teacher
What else would you like to share about yourself: "I like to go to Michigan. My grandparents have a cottage there. My favorite food is pizza.




Student of the Month
October 2016


A.J.
Age 10

 

School: Olive Mary Stitt
Siblings: 2 brothers-Sam and Max
Hobbies/Interests: video games, basketball, swimming, soccer, music, playing with friends
How long have you played the piano: 1 ½ years
What are your favorite types of pieces: minor pieces
Favorite subject in school (besides recess!!): science
Favorite vacation/place: Kauai, Hawaii
What do you want to be when you grow up: architect
What else would you like to share about yourself: “I went on vacation to New York City this summer with my family and I could find my way anywhere on the subway by the time we left-- even to my new favorite donut shop, Dough!”


 

​Student of the Month
May 2016


Asha
Age: 10


School: home-schooled
Sisters: Anna, Alisha
Hobbies/Interests: running, playing the piano
How long have you played the piano: 5 ½ years
What are your favorite types of pieces: Romantic era
Favorite subject in school (besides recess!!): science
Favorite vacation/place: New Brunswick, Canada
What do you want to be when you grow up: a piano teacher
What else would you like to share about yourself: “My favorite food is pizza. I’d like to learn how to cook.”


 

Student of the Month
April 2016

Anna
Age: 11

 

School: St. Peter Lutheran
Brothers/Sisters: Seth-19, Sarah-16, Josh-13
Pets: Copper, a cockapoo
Hobbies and interests: soccer, running
How long have you played the piano? almost 2 years
What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Jiggity Jog and Erie Canal
Favorite Subject in school besides recess: spelling
Favorite vacation/place: Puerta Vallarta, Mexico
What do you want to be when you grow up? college student/athlete.

What else would you like to share about yourself? I like to cook using the stove and oven. I like my mom's mac 'n cheese.


 

Student of the Month

December 2015



Maggie
age 10



 

School: St. Peter Lutheran

Brothers/Sisters: Jack, 8

Pets: none

Hobbies/Interests: baking, cooking, cake decorating, crafts

How long have you play the piano: 4 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Christmas pieces

Favorite subject in school (besides recess!!): reading

Favorite vacation/ place: Florida

What do you want to do when you grow up? teacher

What else would you like to share about yourself? "I like to sing and play piano. I enjoy music and I am moving to Canada in January."


 

Student of the Month

October 2015

Donald
age 15

 

School: home-schooled

Brothers/Sisters: Dustin and Olivia

Pets: cat, Mimi; 2 Guinea pigs, Panda and Pepper

Hobbies/Interests: gaming, Heroes of the Storm and Starcraft 2

How long have you play the piano: 5 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: jazz pieces 

Favorite subject in school: psychology

Favorite vacation/ place: no favorite place

What do you want to do when you grow up? psychiatrist

What else would you like to share about yourself? 

 

Student of the Month

March 2014

 

 

Grace

Age 9

School: Olive Mary Stitt

Brothers/Sisters: Nils, Rachel

Pets: none

Hobbies/Interests: drawing and reading

How long have you play the piano: since June 2013

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: loud, staccato pieces 

Favorite subject in school: art, reading, snack time

Favorite vacation/ place: Blue Harbor Resort in Wisconsin

What do you want to do when you grow up? an artist

What else would you like to share about yourself? I love kittens, donuts, ice cream and the colors pink and green.

 

 

 

Student of the Month

February 2014

Madison

Age 10

School: home-schooled

Brothers/Sisters: Mackenzie, 14; Kara, 7; Kiki, 4

Pets: dog and a cat

Hobbies/Interests: Rainbow loom

How long have you play the piano: 2 years with Mrs. Mrozinski

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: jumpy pieces (On the Trampolineand sometimes slow pieces 

Favorite subject in school: biblical studies-- Paul and his journeys; Revelation

Favorite vacation/ place: Florida and Door County, WI

What do you want to do when you grow up? teacher or missionary

What else would you like to share about yourself? "I was adopted. I have been homeschooled all my life. I am allergic to every nut, so it is hard to eat a lot of things I like."

 

 

December 2013

 

Olivia

Age 11

School: home-schooled

Brothers/Sisters: Donald, 14 and Dustin, 12

Pets: Angel, cat

Hobbies/Interests: horseback riding

How long have you play the piano: 3 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Christmas

Favorite subject in school: science

Favorite vacation/ place: Montana

What do you want to do when you grow up? an animal trainer

What else would you like to share about yourself? My favorite food is peanutbutter gooey cake and caramels

 

 

 

Student of the Month

 

November 2013

 

Josh

Age 10

School: Pleasant Hill

Brothers/Sisters: Alex, 12 and Catie, 5

Pets: Biscuit, a Boston terrier

Hobbies/Interests: Xbox, soccer, football

How long have you play the piano: 3 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: fast pieces

Favorite subject in school: reading

Favorite vacation/ place: Six Flags

What do you want to do when you grow up? fireman

What else would you like to share about yourself? I like building with Legos. My favorite food is noodles.

 

 

Student of the Month

 

June 2013

 

 

 

 

Katie

Age 18

School: Buffalo Grove High School

Brothers/Sisters: Steve, 19

Pets: Gracie, a Siamese cat

Hobbies/Interests: guitar, ballet, phtography

How long have you play the piano: 13 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Gershwin, Chopin, fast intricate and loud pieces

Favorite subject in school: photography

Favorite vacation/ place: Israel

What do you want to do when you grow up? photojournalist

What else would you like to share about yourself? I am going to BIOLA (Bible Institute of Los Angelas) next year to study photojournalism and hope to continue on with my music in chapel services at school.

 

 

 

 

Student of the Month

May 2013

 

 

 

 

Demi

Age 18

School: Hersey High School

Brothers/Sisters: Ryne, Brittany, Brock, Chase

Pets: dog, Sam, a Sibirian Huskey

Hobbies/Interests: singing, softball, swimming, rollerblading

How long have you play the piano: 2 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: jazz, Classical

Favorite subject in school: psychology

Favorite vacation/ place: Colorado

What do you want to do when you grow up? nurse

What else would you like to share about yourself? Pickeball Princes in middle school

 

 

 

 

Student of the Month

April 2013

 

 

David

Age 18

 

 

 

School: Harper College

Brothers/Sisters: Ben (15) and Emily (13)

Pets: Molly (dog)

Hobbies/Interests: piano, cello, ultimate frisbee

How long have you play the piano: 10 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Classical and Romantic period pieces

Favorite subject in school: math (calculus III)

Favorite vacation/ place: Japan, Hawaii

What do you want to do when you grow up? mechanical engineer, pilot

What else would you like to share about yourself? I will be going to Hungary this summer. I traveled to India by myself last spring for six weeks. On June 28, I will give a senior piano recital with Katie Evensen.

 

 

 

 

Student of the Month

March 2013

 

 

Lauren

Age 7

 

School: Ivy Hill Elementary

Brothers/Sisters: Madison (9)

Pets: Chestnut (dog)

Hobbies/Interests dance: horseback riding, ice skating, soccer

How long have you play the piano: 9 months

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: slow pieces

Favorite subject in school: art, physical education, writing, reading

Favorite vacation/ place: Maui, Hawaii

What do you want to do when you grow up? a horseback rider

What else would you like to share about yourself? I love horsed and fairies and trotting.

 

 

Student of the Month
  February 2013

 

 

Megan

Age 17

School: John Hersey High School

Brothers/Sisters: Nick and Sarah

Pets: Chubby, a beagle

Hobbies/Interests dance: (Orchesis dance team at Hersey), business club, track

How long have you play the piano: 8 years

What are your favorite pieces/types of pieces: Wicked, the musical

Favore subjest in school: Economics

Favorite vacation/ place: Venice, Italy

What do you want to do when you grow up? work in marketing and public relations

What else would you like to share about yourself? I played french horn and did marching band.

 

 

 

 

 

Student of the Month
 December 2012 

 

 

Aaron

Age: 11

 

Family: Adam and Megan

Pets: used to have a hamster and a goldfish

Hobbies/interests: self-defense, playing cello, singing, helping out at church

Years playing piano: 6 years

Favorite piece(s): Christmas and loud pieces

Favorite school subjects: algebra

Favorite vacation place: Colorado and Florida

What would you like to be when you grow up: veternarian or a teacher

 

 

Student of the Month
  November 2012

 

 

 

Becky

Age: 12

 

Family: James and Anna

Pets: Denali, Kalee, Cocoa and Doodle - dogs

Hobbies/interests: dogs!

Years playing piano: 5 years

Favorite piece(s): Christmas

Favorite school subjects: reading and history

Favorite vacation place: Kentucky

What would you like to be when you grow up: not sure yet