Jenny B Peters Music

Creativity for All

Do you want a creative experience with music?

Jenny’s  lessons are creatively designed to meet each person’s needs. You feel in control of what you’re learning. And you have the guidance of an experienced musician, composer and teacher. 

If you're ready to talk and set up a sample lesson, click here!

Jenny guides you to find your musical self. You can learn piano, violin, viola, ukulele or Bluegrass.

Are you frustrated with a one size fits all approach to music lessons?

Jenny finds individual ways to teach so that you are inspired to learn. If you struggle with certain skills, she finds unique ways to meet these challenges. She cares about her students, so you’re inspired to practice to increase your musical growth.

Jenny is familiar with many learning styles. Her teaching experience with all kinds of issues enables her to tailor lessons. She tailors lessons to fit your needs and your desires. Individualized lessons help you learn the best way you can.

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Does music reading confuse you?

Jenny unlocks the mysteries of musical notation for you. She teaches note reading so you get what you need as you need it. She creates music for you at your level.

If you need tab on the ukulele, it’s there for you. If you need note names inside the note heads, it’s there for you. If you need a band behind you to provide the beat,  Jenny finds the app. She creates videos so you can learn your pieces with multi modalities. 

Jenny uses creativity to help you “feel” the music. She makes sure you are successful. And that you’re having fun.

She works with you to teach you the music you want to learn!

“I am so fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn and grow with you. I will forever hold a place for your dedication, passion, and care, in my heart.” 
Orli E.

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If you're ready to talk and set up a sample lesson, click here!

Jenny guides you to find your musical self. You can learn piano, violin, viola, ukulele or Bluegrass.

Look no further!

Jenny has taught students for the past 35 years. She has seen it all. And she uses creativity to problem-solve. You’ll be playing with ease in no time.

Jenny has been a classroom music teacher and a school orchestra teacher. She has worked with all types of students who have different skill levels and interests in music. You can learn piano, violin, viola and ukulele with Jenny.

Jenny finds unique ways to teach so that you are inspired to learn. If you struggle with certain skills, she finds unique ways to meet these challenges. She cares about her students, so you’re inspired to practice to increase your musical growth.

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About Jenny

Jenny is a sought-after clinician, performer, composer, and creative musician. She composes music and online music courses. She is an accompanist and chamber-music coach. She has performed with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other artists.

Jenny and her sister, Rebecca Bogart, created the unique pedagogy of Ukulele for All, released by Kjos Publishing. Jenny and Rebecca are also the authors of the Amazon best-selling 21 Songs in 6 Days series of ukulele books.  Jenny is a popular YouTube ukulele personality. She is a sought-after clinician for music educators in learning to teach ukulele. She has been a guest clinician for All-State Music Educator Conferences in Illinois and Arizona.

Jenny recently retired from a successful public school orchestra program in Skokie, IL. She has served on the faculties of Lake Forest College and the College of Lake County. She taught piano, violin and chamber music at the Music Institute of Chicago.

Jenny holds a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Illinois. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Washington. She earned her teacher’s certification from Trinity International University. These educational credentials allow her to share her passion for music with students of all backgrounds.

Learn To Play an Instrument

Piano, Violin, Viola, Ukulele, Improvisation

Orchestra, Bluegrass, Accompanying and Chamber Music

Piano Lessons

Students can sign up for 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute lessons.

Ukulele Lessons

Students can sign up for 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute lessons.

Violin Lessons

Students can sign up for 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute lessons.

Ensembles

Students can join groups of other students to form their own ensembles. Jenny will give coaching.

Wernick Bluegrass Classes

If you’re interested in learning to jam in a group, click here.

Accompanying

Students who need accompanying can sign up for a rehearsal and coaching with Jenny.

If you're ready to talk and set up a sample lesson, click here!

Jenny guides you to find your musical self. You can learn piano, violin, viola, ukulele or Bluegrass.

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The Case Study

Katie started piano with another teacher. She quit after three years. She was struggling to learn the bass clef. And to learn the classical pieces that everyone else was learning. She gave up!

After three lessons with Jenny, she can play three pieces. And she says,

Who knew that music could be so important? And so much fun!

Katie N.

More Student Stories

Chris played viola in his school orchestra program. When he got to high school, he decided he wanted to audition for the more advanced orchestras. He took private lessons and practiced. He played in the top orchestra in high school. And he was able to continue playing in college and as an adult. Music became a life-long passion.

Michael tried band and orchestra instruments in school. Nothing really worked. Then, he tried the ukulele. He loves arranging his own music. And the creativity of learning to transpose, compose and arrange music.

What are you waiting for?

 Does this sound too good to be true? Well, you can give it a try.

Sign up for a time to call Jenny to learn more about her lessons. Then, you can sign up for a trial lesson. If both you and Jenny agree to continue, she’ll fit you into her schedule for regular lessons.

And you won’t be by yourself. You’ll feel something bigger about life when you make music.

Sign up for lessons now!

Jenny has 35+  years of teaching experience. Her openness and love of music help everyone to bloom. Her ability to tailor music to your needs makes her an outstanding and beloved teacher. All you need is the interest and the commitment to practice. Then you will be successful in music. Jenny will guide you to reach your goals.

This year was really fun. I liked how I kept learning new things every day. Online was hard but it’s when I got used to reading the notes without writing the letters in. Thank you for making this year of music fun and amazing!

Karla M.

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I’d love to hear from you – How can I help you?

Do you have a question about music lessons, creativity, Bluegrass, or orchestra work? You can fill out the form below. I'll respond with an email or phone call.  Or, you can call me at 847-826-9661.

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