- BA, National Lewis University
- MM, Northern Illinois University
Phyllis Lange-Connelly is an adjunct instructor in organ and piano. She has been a director of music/organist for a number of churches in the McHenry/Kane County area, directing vocal, handbell and instrumental groups in the various churches she served. She also has a private piano studio in her home, and is chairperson of the Dundee and Elgin Area Lenten Recital Series and Festival Palm Sunday Concert, held annually for the past 17 years on Palm Sunday.
She lives in Algonquin with her husband Jim, a retired attorney and judge from New York.