Julie Lerch is an active member of the Arizona State Music Teachers Association, Phoenix Music Teachers Association, and the Music Teachers National Association. Julie was trained by the Royal Conservatory of Music in Alberta, Canada. After completing her piano levels she attended Brigham Young University where she received her BA in Theatre Arts Education for Secondary Education. She is an Arizona Certified High School Teacher who taught drama in Tucson, Arizona for 11 years. During this time she also taught "Show Choir" where she served a dual-role as director and accompanist. Since then, she as devoted her time to creating her music studio now known as, "The Creative Kids Piano Studio." Julie has experience in superb teaching skills, along with public speaking. Julie has given many motivational talks to several youth groups throughout Arizona, encouraging them to instill great character within themselves. Several community organizations have requested her expertise to accompany schools and church groups. Julie's personal mission statement is, "Making Music Fun through Quality Education". Through creative learning stations each individual's learning style is available. Hence all the Multiple Intelligences are being incorporated in each lesson. The program consists of music appreciation, music history, composer appreciation, theory completed both manually or computerized, technical components, as well as fun interactive games that teach theory. Julie incorporates all types of methods to help each student learn effectively. She also incorporates summer music and drama camps for students of all ages. Classes offered are private or studio style.