Love to support our local music educators! Music is a cornerstone of a child's development. I'm happy to live in a community where music is a staple and there is access for all kids.
Matt Richert graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Business with an emphasis on piano. He has experience teaching students of all ages and has been teaching private piano lessons for over ten years in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. He has a strong passion for music and loves sharing that zeal with his students. He truly values the science behind music and how crucial it is in the development of the brain starting at a young age. He is also a songwriter/producer who has had songs placed with: Nickelodeon, Fox, MTV, multiple commercials, and recently had a song featured on the major motion picture “My Little Pony Movie” soundtrack. Matt loves to challenge his students with a strong focus of utilizing proper technique, music theory, and the importance of composition. Matt has also had the pleasure of performing at the House of Blues in Chicago, Pritzker Music Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park, SXSW music festival in Austin TX, and the main stage at Summerfest in Milwaukee. Matt is proficient in using the Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) Ableton Live and Pro Tools and is always encouraging his students to compose and create.