GROW MUSIC ACADEMY

600 N. FIRST BANK DR. AB PALATINE, IL 60067

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(630)677-1608

© 2017 by Grow Music , LLC

GMA Faculty

Olivia Gentile 

Voice, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele and Music Together® Teacher

B.A. in Music Studies and Education
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Olivia has a passion for music and enjoys teaching students in voice, piano, guitar, and ukulele. Her teaching style is fun but highly motivational. She enjoys preparing students for AIM and the IMA contest. When she is not teaching, she loves spending time with her horse. 

Mallory Miller

Owner, Piano Instructor, and Music Together® Teacher

B.A. Music Education

North Central College, Naperville IL

Mallory was the recipient of the 2007 Most Outstanding Music Education Major Award and has over 12 years of experience. Mallory always aspires to get the most out of her students by creating a positive attitude around piano practice and performance. As an active member of MTNA, she is always learning in order to provide the best educational experience possible for her students. 

Daniel Wang

Piano Instructor

M.M. Piano Performance

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Daniel began playing piano himself at age 4. He studied at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music before completing his Master’s Degree in Piano Performance at DePaul University, studying with professor George Vatchnadze. Daniel has prepared numerous students for undergraduate auditions in music. He ensures that each student is equally prepared in theory, technique, aural skills, and performance repertoire. 

Moriah Hellstrom

Piano Instructor

B.M. Piano Performance

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Moriah Hellstrom is a piano teacher, performer, and chamber musician. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, studying under Dr. Paul Barnes. She also spent time in Italy, attending the Amalfi Coast

Music and Arts Festival and, after having placed in the Victor Borge Legacy Award Piano Competition, performed on a Victor Borge piano for the Borge family. She is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Piano Performance at Roosevelt University. She enjoys teaching piano and feels privileged to have the opportunity to pass on her knowledge and a love of music to her students.

Lisa Mioduszewski

Piano Instructor

B.M. Piano Performance

Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

Lisa has been drawn towards playing the piano since the age of 6. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and is looking forward to beginning her Masters in the Fall. Lisa aims to help her students gain self-confidence, have fun, and challenge themselves during their piano lessons. She believes that playing and participating in music is an incredibly rewarding experience that everyone should take part in.