Bachelors of Arts, Gustavus Adolphus College
Member of Minnesota Music Teachers Association
Member of Music Teachers National Association
MMTA Piano Exams
MMTA Theory Exams
MMTA Piano Contest
Jana Wilkes studied music and environmental studies at Gustavus Adolphus College. There, she taught at the Gustavus Piano Lab School to students in the Mankato Area. Jana also plays the clarinet and bass clarinet and composes music. Her piece, Night Colors, won a composition contest and was performed by the Minnesota Sinfonia. When she’s not composing or practicing, she enjoys painting and being out in nature. Jana believes in teaching students how to be well-rounded pianists with an emphasis on technique, music theory, improvisation, and composition.