About

About

Local Talent.  Global Connections.

Ozaukee Talent is a training and networking business for people of all ages wanting to advance in the arts. The Ozaukee Talent Headquarters and Music Lab are located in Grafton, WI.  Ozaukee Talent provides private music and acting lessons, hosts musical events, workshops and classes in the arts. Contact:  angie@ozaukeetalent.com 262.309.4112

Angie’s Personal Musician Website

Angie Mack Reilly is a musical director, performing artist, blues educator and writer who has a wealth of experience and connections in the arts and entertainment industry.  She is the founder of Ozaukee Talent and the co-founder of ParamountsHome, both headquartered in Grafton, WI.  Angie has been directing musicals, primarily for youth, for the past 18 years.  In addition, she gives private music lessons to all ages with an emphasis on piano, guitar, voice, acting, percussion and songwriting.   Her hobbies include composing music, writing poetry and gardening.  For more information, find Ozaukee Talent on facebook  or email angie@ozaukeetalent.com

Angie spent about 10 years serving as the pianist and music director at Spirit Life Church in Mequon, WI.  She worked closely with and accompanied international recording artist and author Lori Wilke who also pastors the church with her husband, Tom Wilke.  When Angie was attending the church, they placed a strong emphasis on leadership principles and the performing arts.  Angie was a leader of the arts team in addition to leading many musicians and singers.

Dr. Lena McLin with Angie Mack Reilly

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

My ultimate goal as a teacher is to foster a lifetime of love for music in each student and to enjoy the process of learning.  Lessons should be something that the child looks forward to.  (Please communicate with me if they do not).  I try to tailor each lesson to the individual according to their learning style, learning speed, family dynamics and level of interest.  I use a “student-led” approach; meaning that I encourage each student to participate in the learning process through utilizing their ideas and things that interest them musically and otherwise.  I place a strong emphasis on innovative thought, individual thought and the creative process.  I also like to incorporate multi-disciplinary learning.  I believe that the process of learning music should be enjoyable.  Therefore, I do not believe in forcing youth to perform or compete musically.  I provide a safe environment where students are encouraged to take musical risks, make mistakes and are challenged to grow at their own pace and level creatively.   TESTIMONIALS 

For lesson and summer class information visit https://ozaukeetalentregistration.com

LONG-TERM SUCCESS SPANNING DECADES 

Mack Reilly has a strong reputation of developing top notch talent. Students of hers have become lead roles at various regional theaters such as The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, First Stage, The Fireside, Schauer Arts and Activities Center, The Cedarburg Performing Arts Center and the Cedarburg Cultural Center.  Several of her students have wound up graduating from specialty colleges for the arts.  Some have produced original albums, won prestigious music awards and more.

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ANGIE’S GLOBAL MUSIC COLLABORATIONS….

Mack Reilly is internationally known as a music educator, researcher and historian.  She has worked with many famous writers and playwrights, musicians, actors, producers and film directors from all over the world.  She introduced embracing the music history concept for Grafton’s downtown Paramount Plaza and served as the Chairperson for the International Walk of Fame Committee.  Her spearheaded efforts have substantially increased tourism revenue throughout Ozaukee County despite the fact that she has been a volunteer.  She is the one who pitched the ideas of having an annual blues festival in Grafton, a Paramount Walking Tour and a PBS “History Detectives” segment on Paramount Records..  She is famous for helping discover the unmarked grave of legendary blues icon, Arthur “Blind” Blake.   She was a contributor on both of Jack White’s Grammy award winning Paramount box sets.

“Mack has since worked tirelessly to preserve and commemorate the city’s musical legacy,” –Amanda Petrusich, American music journalist and author for the New York Times, The New Yorker, Pitchfork Media and Paste  (taken from her book,   

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Ozaukee Talent is a training and networking facility for people of all ages wanting to advance in the arts with a heavy emphasis on innovation.  The Ozaukee Talent Headquarters and Music Lab are located in Grafton, WI. Ozaukee Talent provides private music and acting lessons, hosts musical events, workshops and classes in the arts. For donations and contact:  Ozaukee Talent, angie@ozaukeetalent.com 262.309.4112

 

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