Saturday September 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm Central
Becky Osborn has been teaching music for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Butler University and a Master’s of Music from Valparaiso University. After spending 17 years teaching high school choral music, she opened Music of Oz Studios. As owner and director of the studios, she oversees 25 staff members as they teach hundreds of students of all ages and abilities in private and group music instruction, and she has 40 private voice and piano students of her own. Becky teaches the music appreciation and music methods classes at Purdue University North Central.
Becky is the founder and director of the Kankakee Valley Community Chorus. This Christian chorus has previously been named ‘Outstanding Community Music Organization’ by the Indiana Choral Director’s association. She is the author of “The Private Music Instruction Manual,” a textbook which is used in applied music instruction at many universities throughout the US and UK. Becky frequently serves as a music adjudicator and presents sessions and teacher in-services on vocal use and over-use in the workplace. Becky is one of the LaPorte Symphony keyboardists and the director of Illumination.
Illumination is a twenty-voice ensemble composed of singers who come from Chicago, Rolling Prairie, Lafayette, Michigan City and points in between. Their professions range from college students to college professors and include teachers, a preacher, nurses, and stay-at-home Moms. They have come together to share their love of song and welcome the opportunity to join forces with the LaPorte County Symphony.
ILLUMINATION HOOSIER STAR ROSTER