Penny graduated from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN with a Bachelor of Arts in music degree. Her areas of study included voice, organ, piano. Penny sang with the St. Olaf Choir, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus, and the Dale Warland Singers. Penny has sixteen plus years experience in private music instruction and has served as music instructor for Redeemer Lutheran School in Wayzata, Minn. In addition, Penny has served as organist and choral director for several churches through the years and currently is the organist and choral director for a church in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Penny believes in teaching in a very positive, and nurturing way. She loves to watch each student develop a love and appreciation for music at the pace that best suits his or her individual learning style.