Biography – Janice Wilkans

Professional Organizations

Music Teacher’s National Association, Nationally Certified July 2008         

Illinois State Music Teacher’s Association 

Northwest Suburban Music Teacher’s Association


Piano and Keyboard Teacher

25+ years as a private instructor of children ages 5 through adult

11 years as a group piano teacher at Camp Allegro with Julia Lovison


William Rainey Harper College, Associate in Arts 1985: first pedagogy class established (the art of teaching) under Dr. Cathy Albergo

Comprehensive Musicianship Course including harmony, ear training, improvisation, sight reading, transposition, repertoire and keyboard technique for Pre-School, under instructor Julie Lovison in 1987

MTNA National Convention in Milwaukee, WI

ISMTA State Teacher’s Conference at Wheaton College in November, 2008

MTNA National Convention in Georgia in March, 2009

National Conference on National Pedagogy in July, 2009

ISMTA State Conference at Eastern Illinois University in November, 2009

ISMTA State Conference at Northern Illinois University in October, 2010

MTNA National Convention in Milwaukee, WI in April, 2011

ISMTA State Conference at Illinois State University in November, 2011

ISMTA State Conference at University of Illinois in November, 2012

ISMTA State Conference at Northeastern Illinois University in 2013

MTNA National Convention in Chicago, IL in March, 2014

ISMTA State Conference Decatur, IL  in November, 2014

MTNA National Convention in Las Vegas, NV in March, 2015

MTNA National Convention in Baltimore, MD in March, 2017

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy in July, 2017