Preferred student age:
Musical styles offered:
Traditional, enjoys working with advanced students.
Parents are welcome to attend lessons.
|Ms. Turkalo received her Master’s Degree in Music from Lviv State Conservatory in Ukraine. While living in Ukraine, Ms Turkalo was on faculty at Lviv Musical College as a piano instructor in the bachelor’s degree program. She later became the Head of the Preparatory Department. In 1994, Ms. Turkalo relocated to the United States where she began teaching individual students. She received her certificate from the National Guild of Piano Teachers after successfully preparing students for the National Piano-Playing Auditions.
Ms. Turkalo serves as a board member for the Ukrainian Artistic Center in Chicago, is a member of the Northwest Suburban Music Teachers Association, and has served as judge for the Honors Tryouts of the Preparatory Department at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. She has been the pianist for the Holy Family Church in Decatur, performed as a soloist and accompanist with the Ukrainian Chamber Orchestra, and recently has been chosen to perform with the Six Piano Ensemble at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. Ms. Turkalo has experience teaching students from beginning to intermediate levels, in all styles of piano.