College Faculty Music Program

American Music Institute’s College Faculty Music Program, where students of all ages embark on a journey of musical excellence. AMI’s College Faculty is comprised of faculty members who currently teach at prestigious colleges & universities around Chicago. This program is intended for serious minded and more advanced players. Lessons are available for classical and jazz. Our program offers personalized music lessons taught exclusively by AMI’s Award-Winning College Faculty, providing a world-class music education experience. With Chicago Campuses in Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, St Charles, and Geneva, IL, our program caters to students of all instruments, levels, and styles, offering a comprehensive and enriching learning environment. 

About AMI’s College Faculty Music Program

At American Music Institute, we are proud to offer a College Faculty Music Program that reflects our commitment to excellence in music education. Taught exclusively by our award-winning faculty, our program provides students with the opportunity to receive personalized instruction from some of the most respected musicians and educators in the industry. With a focus on all ages, instruments, levels, and styles, our program offers a comprehensive and enriching learning experience for students of all backgrounds and abilities.

Instruments Taught at AMI

Piano, voice, violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, trumpet, and trombone.

Benefits of College Faculty Music Lessons

Our College Faculty offers numerous benefits, including:

  1. Award-Winning Faculty: Learn from AMI’s award-winning faculty, who are renowned for their expertise, dedication, and passion for music education.
  2. Personalized Instruction: Receive one-on-one attention and tailored instruction that caters to your unique needs, goals, and interests.
  3. Comprehensive Curriculum: Explore a diverse range of musical genres and techniques, from classical to contemporary, under the guidance of our expert instructors.
  4. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Study and practice in our modern and fully equipped facilities, featuring top-of-the-line instruments and technology.
  5. Performance Opportunities: Showcase your talents and build confidence through recitals, concerts, and competitions organized by AMI.

How It Works

Getting started with our College Faculty Music Program is easy. Simply contact us to schedule your first lesson, and we’ll match you with one of our college faculty members. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced musician, our college faculty will provide personalized instruction tailored to your individual needs and aspirations and take your playing to the next level.

Join American Music Institute

Join us at AMI and experience the unparalleled excellence of our College Faculty Music Program. Whether you’re pursuing music as a hobby or a career, our award-winning faculty will inspire, challenge, and empower you to reach your full potential as a musician. Discover the joy of music with American Music Institute today!

AMI College Faculty

Remus BadeaRemus Badea
Violin/Viola – MM, Violin Performance
U. of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music



Maggie Blackburn
Voice/Piano – MM, Vocal Performance & Artist Diploma
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music




Jennifer Gosack Darwell
Flute/Piccolo – DMA,  Flute Performance
University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music




Olga Kossovich
Violin/Viola – DMA, Violin Performance
Northwestern University




Ola Rafalo
Voice – MM, Vocal Performance
DePaul University





guitarSteven Suvada
Guitar, M.M. Guitar Performance
DePaul University







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