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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE REAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC PROMOTES HEATHER LUHN TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

April Holland

September 12, 2016

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Burlington, MA (September 9, 2016) - The Real School of Music today announced the promotion of Heather Luhn to the newly created position of Director of Education. 

In this role, Ms. Luhn will have primary responsibility for faculty across all instrument categories, and all academic services delivered throughout the company’s music school operations.

“Heather Luhn has consistently demonstrated leadership, vision, and dependability in a variety of challenging roles,” said Real School CEO, Thomas Byrne. “She is a decisive, creative influencer, is highly respected, and is extraordinarily well suited to this new position.”

LuhnHeather.jpgMs. Luhn joined Real School as a Strings Instructor in 2012. She was named the “Rookie Of The Year” in 2013, and quickly began taking on roles of increasing responsibility. As Director of Strings Instruction, Ms. Luhn increased the size of the department by five-fold. As Director of Yamaha Music Education, she built and managed several thriving Yamaha music programs—both at Real School corporate and out-of-state affiliate schools.

Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, Ms. Luhn earned a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies from Illinois Wesleyan University, and a Master of Music in String Pedagogy from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts. Prior to joining Real School, she worked as a violin teacher and performer and founded a 3rd and 4th grade string program at St. Robert School in Shorewood, Wisconsin. Ms. Luhn also co-founded and ran a string quartet based in Bloomington, IL that performed at over 200 private events and weddings. She remains an active performer as a member of the Melrose Symphony Orchestra.

ABOUT THE REAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Founded in 2008, The Real School of Music is first mover and thought leader in the music education segment. Real School creates and delivers vibrant, membership-based music education and performing arts communities. By reinventing the ways in which music education is delivered, Real School has disrupted the market, outpacing other providers, and enhancing both the richness and the reach of music education generally. For more information about Real School, call (888) 881-REAL (7325), or visit our website at www.therealschoolofmusic.com.

Press Contact: April Holland, Director of Buzz, (888) 881-7325. april.holland@therealschoolofmusic.com