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Karisa Scheifele

Private Piano Instructor |

Miss Karisa loves music, playing the piano, and teaching! All students and families have different musical goals, so works with each family and student individually to create their own artistic goals. Her students take ownership of their musical studies and become lifelong learners. 


At the Wheaton Yamaha Music School, Miss Karisa enjoys teaching private lessons to students of all ages according to their abilities and goals. She excels at coming up with creative ways for students to understand musical concepts through games, composition, improvisation, music theory, and performance. She also works with students who want to participate in the Achievement in Music program.


  • Carol Stream, Illinois



  • Bachelor of Music Education, Piano, Wheaton College


  • Senior Soloist (flute), Glenbard North High School

  • Dean’s List, Wheaton College



  • Middle School Band Director, School District 20

  • Director of Handbells, Children’s Chimes, and Adult Choir, Hosanna! Lutheran Church 

  • Accompanist and church pianist



  • John Williams

  • Frédéric Chopin

  • Edvard Grieg

  • Philip Glass



  • Photography

  • DIY projects

  • Astronomy

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