Mary F. Van De Loo (she/her/hers)

head shot of Mary Van De Loo
Campus Address
Academy of Music
Lawrence Community Music School
Room 12
Director of the Lawrence Community Music School

Mary Van De Loo was named Director of the Lawrence Community Music School in July 2022. Prior to accepting this position, she was an Instructor of Music in the Lawrence Conservatory of Music. She taught piano pedagogy, coordinated the keyboard skills area, and also maintained a studio of pre-college students as a part of LCMS since 1993. A member of MTNA, she is a sought-after workshop clinician and adjudicator, and she has had articles published in Clavier and Keyboard Companion magazines. Prior to her positions at Lawrence, Ms. Van De Loo was Director of the Division of Preparatory Music at Indiana State University, where she taught piano and coordinated all activities for the pre-college piano program. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in piano from Lawrence University and a Master of Music degree in piano and piano pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. She studied piano with Theodore Rehl and Digby Bell and pedagogy with Kathleen Murray, Jane Magrath, and E.L. Lancaster.

Master of Music, University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Music, Lawrence University
Years at Lawrence