Janet McTigue was born in Marietta, GA and relocated to Huntsville in 1977 when her father moved his music instrument repair business to the Tennessee Valley. Now residing in Madison, AL, Janet is raising her two daughters Ariel, 17, and Isabella, 8. With her mother a piano instructor, her grandfather Robert Glotzbach, a former professor of music at Florida State University, and her great aunt, a violin instructor and former Huntsville Symphony member, Janet’s background encompasses a family lineage with strong musical traditions. Presented on her first recital at the age of three, she performed in various events throughout the Huntsville area. In addition, between the ages of 10 to 18 she competed in several auditions, festivals and competitions at the local, state, regional, and national levels where she received superior ratings. At the age of 12, Janet earned the recognition as a gifted accompanist and has been accompanying and performing ever since. Janet attended The University of Alabama in Huntsville where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance. She has accompanied several musicals including The Wind in the Willows, Oliver, The Man of La Mancha, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. A veteran teacher of more than 20 years, Janet is currently the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Public Relations at Valley Conservatory where she serves on the faculty and continues to perform and accompany throughout the Huntsville metropolitan area.