““Without music life would be a mistake.”” Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Alexander Djordjevic is a performing classical pianist who teaches private lessons to students of all ages at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn and at the Music Institute of Chicago's Downers Grove location. Besides having earned advanced degrees in piano performance and literature from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and the Freiburg Hochschule für Musik (Germany), Mr. Djordjevic is a Fulbright Scholar who was the winner of numerous piano competitions. He frequently performs as a recitalist and concerto soloist, and has an extensive background in accompanying and chamber music.

This academic and performing experience greatly contributes to his expertise as a teacher. Having taught professionally since 1992, Djordjevic has taught piano at the University of Illinois, College of DuPage, Wheaton College, University of Notre Dame, Benedictine University and Elgin Community College. His studio consists of children, adolescents, college students and adults.

Alexander Djordjevic enjoys teaching students at all levels of experience. Whether you are a complete beginner, have played for a number of years, are preparing to audition for colleges, are currently a teacher yourself or even a performing musician, you will improve your piano skills in Alexander Djordjevic's Piano Studio. His comprehensive approach to teaching covers such topics as music theory, sight reading, transposition, ear training, dictation and piano technique, as well as learning to play music for pure enjoyment.