Ryan A. Perrotte, president, owner, and vocal instructor of In Tune with the Arts Studios, Inc., teaches in the Peters Township Area School District and Act One Theater School. A graduate of Duquesne University in music education, Ryan is an active member of the Music Educators National Conference and the American Choral Directors Association. He teaches throughout the tri-state area and conducts seminars on "Acting a Song." Ryan has performed around the world. He has had leading roles in numerous musicals and music-directed many others. Ryan performed with Duquesne University Chamber Singers in two European tours, where the group won first place in the Marktoberdorf International Choral Competition. In addition, Ryan sang with the "Lazy Dog" barbershop quartet that placed third in the National Collegiate Barbershop Competition. Ryan, along with six other talented musicians and writers from Act One Theater School, has written two musicals "Alice In Wonderland" based on the Lewis Carol novel and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Alice was performed in May of 2000 and will soon be ready for publication while "Charlie..." will be performed by the Act One theater school in May of 2002.
Julie A. Perrotte, vice-president owner and vocal instructor of In Tune with the Arts Studios, Inc., teaches in the Fox Chapel Area School District and Act One Theater School. She is a graduate of Duquesne University in music education and performs in and around the Pittsburgh area. An active member of the Music Educators National Conference, she works on many music advocacy and outreach programs. She is also a member of the American Choral Directors Association. In addition, Julie has performed in the United States and throughout Europe. She sang on a European tour with the Duquesne University Chamber Singers, in which they won second place in the International Choir Competition in Tour, France.