Irwin Silbernik is a multi-talented teaching professional, committed to providing a solid education and instilling music appreciation in all of his students.
He has a talent for tailoring lessons to meet students' diverse needs, and capture their interest and imagination.
He is compassionate and inspiring, maintains a motivated and well-disciplined classroom/lesson environment where each student feels special, cared for, and successful.
Irwin is a trustworthy educator with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to cultivate strong relationships with parents and students.
Some key strengths include:
Irwin majored in piano and instrumental music education at DePaul University and the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana. He played Timpani for the De Paul University Symphony Orchestra, which regularly performed in Chicago's Orchestra Hall.
- Student Motivation
- Individualized Lesson Plans
- Musicianship Skill
- Performance Abilities
- Comfortable with private or classroom instruction
- Technology Integration
Irwin received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Illinois in 1974 and his Master's degree in Music Education a year later, in 1975.
He began teaching instrumental music in the Champaign/Urbana school systems while working on his Master's degree.
After receiving his degrees, he ran the music programs for a small town in western Illinois.
After teaching in public school systems, Irwin went to work at Karnes Music Company in Des Plaines, Illinois as a guitar and piano teacher.
Irwin recently founded the Silbernik Music Academy in Highland Park, IL., and is now using his educational and performance experience to teach students of all levels.
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