Piano and Digital Recording
Mary Kay Altizer is currently the Department Chair of the Performing Arts at Oaks Christian School. She conducts the orchestra, heads up the piano department, and has developed and teaches the digital recording and production program, utilizing Pro Tools and Logic Pro X. She is also the writer, arranger, and producer of Oaks Christian’s annual Spring Spectacular. Mary Kay has performed in many musical arenas from symphony pianist to studio work and is a composer and arranger as well. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, a Professional Certification in Digital Recording and Production from Berklee College of Music, and a Masters of Arts in Educational Technology from Azusa Pacific University. Mary Kay has been teaching at Oaks Christian since 2001, and was a recipient of the Atsinger Award for Teaching Excellence, naming her “Teacher of the Year.” She was also named a "Distinguished Alumna for Innovation" by her alma mater, Azusa Pacific University, for spearheading the collaboration between OCS and the Academy of Business and Music, Sweden.