Preucil School Of Music Children music lessons in Iowa City, IA

We are internationally known for excellence. We offer a wide range of Suzuki method-based instrument lessons, group classes, orchestras, and chamber music for all ages; an arts-based Preschool for children from three to five years old; Music Together classes for children from newborn to age four and their parents; and Orff classes for children from age four to age nine.

We are dedicated to the development of ability in all children. We teach according to the philosophy of Shinichi Suzuki, who has proven that particular talents are not inborn, and that all children can develop their abilities in music and other areas to a high level if they learn in the manner that they learned to speak their "mother tongue.".
Lessons Offered
  • Bass
  • Cello
  • Flute
  • Harp
  • Music Theory
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice
Contact Information
Website
Contact Person Sonja Zeithamel
Phone Number (319) 337-4156
City Iowa City, IA
Zip Code 52245
Address 524 North Johnson Street
Professional Associations and Certifications
  • National Guild for Community Arts Education
National Guild for Community Arts Education
Key People
Lauree Christman
Lauree Christman
Piano
Lauree is a graduate of Dickinson State University (Dickinson, ND) where she studied piano and bassoon. She also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Iowa where she studied with Kerry Grippe and John Sims. Lauree completed her Suzuki Teacher Training at the American Suzuki Institute in Steven’s Point, WI where her teachers included Haruko Kataoka, Doris Koppelman, Loraine Landefeld, Carole Bigler, and Valerie Lloyd-Watts.
Jeanette Welch
Jeanette Welch
Bass
Jeanette received her BA in Music from the University of California at San Diego where she studied with Bertram Turetzky. She received an MA in Bass Performance at the University of Iowa under the direction of Diana Gannett in May 2000.
Kate Vos
Kate Vos
Cello
Kate studied at the Preucil School for 10 years. She received her Bachelor of Music and long-term Suzuki Pedagogy training at Western Illinois University with Prof. Tanya Carey. Kate completed her Master of Music degree in cello performance at the University of Michigan where she studied with Anthony Elliott.
Jennifer Wagaman
Jennifer Wagaman
Flute
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts from Luther College in Flute Performance and Music Management. She completed her Master of Music degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Flute Performance.
Janet Ault
Janet Ault
Viola
Janet received her BA in History from Ginnell College and her Bachelor’s Degree in music Education from Cornell College. She studied Suzuki pedagogy with Rebecca Sandrok, Doris Preucil, William Preucil, Sr., and John Kendall. Janet is now retired from teaching in the public school orchestra program in Mt. Vernon where she taught for over twenty years.
Videos
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    American Celebration of Music - China
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