Brooke Schrager has a degree in Music Education (emphasis in Vocal Performance) and Spanish from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. At Elmhurst, she studied all styles of music, including but not limited to classical, musical theater, & jazz. She is a proud member of the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Brooke's teaching experience varies in both private and public settings. Brooke taught private piano, vocal, and voice acting lessons at Suburban Music in Wheaton, Illinois for three years. She also taught 7th & 8th grade Chorus & General Music at Keller Junior High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois for two years. Brooke currently teaches customized, in-home private lessons full time to students ranging in age from four to fourty-four!
Lessons By Brooke & Company, LLC. came to life because Brooke is constantly motivated and inspired by her love of music and the passion to transfer her knowledge and skills to others so their creativity and talent can truly shine.
"My favorite piece to perform is "You Were Meant for Me" by Jewel. I have listened to and loved this song since I was a little girl and I actually sing it as a warm up before every single audition or performance! It is calming and the lyrics really paint the picture of the story."