Jennifer Merry maintains a busy home studio in Glenview, where she offers piano and voice lessons. Additionally, she is on the faculty of the Northwestern University Music Academy, where she teaches private and group piano lessons and Kindermusik classes.
Jennifer holds Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University in piano performance and pedagogy, and in music education. She has taught general and vocal music in public and private schools, directed the early childhood music program, Music Together and has led both youth and adult choirs. She has reviewed new music for Clavier and American Music Teacher magazines, and has contributed articles to Keyboard Companion magazine. She currently sings alto in the Apollo Chorus of Chicago.
Jennifer has been a member of the NSMTA since 1986 and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in piano (NCTM). She has served on numerous committees and held many offices, including President. She is currently co-chair of the Sonata–Sonatina Festival. In addition, she holds Illinois State Teacher Certification in Music, K thru 12.