Since November 2007, Neighborhood Music has been providing top-notch music lessons in Rockford, Illinois. Dr. Sward is committed to serving the needs of her students through flexible schedules, affordable rates, and a positive learning atmosphere.
Dr. Sward is a retired orchestra director who has taught piano and stringed instrument lessons to more than 1,500 trainees. Her students and orchestras consistently have won first-place awards at regional and state competitions.
Dr. Sward has the following degrees in music: a Bachelor of Arts degree from Knox College, Masters Degree and Doctoral Degree in Music from Northwestern University. Some of the other institutions where she has studied music include:
• Interlochen Center for the Arts • University of Wisconsin-Madison
• UW-Stevens Point • UW-Whitewater
• Illinois Wesleyan University • State University of New York
• Aix-en-Provence, France
The professional organizations with which she is affiliated include Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity and Pi Kappa Lambda Honorary Music Fraternity.
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