Ylva holds a bachelor’s degree in contemporary, urban, and popular music from Columbia College Chicago.
While acquiring her degree, she worked as a nanny, honing a nurturing and effective child pedagogy. Upon graduating from Columbia, she combined her love of music and skills with children into a career in music instruction.
Ylva’s warm and gentle manner, complemented by a healthy dose of humor, creates a comfortable and fun learning environment. Ylva believes that enjoyment is the key to learning, and she adapts her approach to her students’ interests and goals.
Apart from teaching, Ylva’s passion is songwriting and arranging, with a focus on pop and contemporary country. She writes, sings, and records her own songs, and she loves helping her students write and arrange as well.