Judy Svengalis (Ankeny)

Judy Svengalis 

Piano Lessons and Music Fundamentals

Dr. Judy Svengalis earned the Bachelor of Music Education from Cornell College and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education from the University of Iowa.

She is past president of Iowa Music Educators Association and received their distinguished service award. She chaired the first Iowa Model Music Curriculum for the state of Iowa. Elected as president of the ten-state North Central Division of Music Educators Conference, she also served on the National Executive Board and a selected national teacher education task force for two years. In 1995, she was the founder of Urban Music Leadership, a national organization focused on the improvement of music education in urban school districts. Her teaching experience includes K-12 music in Iowa and Illinois. She served as a music administrator in the Iowa City schools and was the Supervisor of Music for the Des Moines Schools for 11 years. She has maintained a vital piano teaching studio throughout her career.