Bio

Barbara Bryner Gill, BM, MA, NCTM

Whether playing the piano or singing, Barbara has always enjoyed making music.  She holds two music degrees from the University of Utah: a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, and a Master of Arts in Musicology.  While attending the University of Utah her teachers included Barlow Bradford, Gladys Gladstone, and Vedrana Subotic.

Barbara regularly performs in the community, and has played for special events for over two decades.  She was a choir member of the Utah Chamber Artists 1999-2014 and has been the Librarian and Administrative Assistant to the present (2019).  In addition to teaching private piano lessons and musicianship classes, Barbara has been involved in arts administration holding positions such as the Administrative Coordinator for the Maurice Abravanel Visiting Distinguished Composers Series, and the Marketing Assistant for the Virtuoso Series at the University of Utah.  She was an organizer of the Salt Lake Piano Competition.  Barbara currently directs the Orchard Children’s Choir (a before-school choir).

An active member of the Utah Music Teachers Association, Barbara is a past president of the Jordan River chapter.  She is Nationally Certified through the Music Teachers National Association and received her Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music status in 2015. Her students participate in a variety of performing experiences including the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) festivals.  Barbara and her husband have three boys and a girl (named after a concert hall).

barbara.gill5@yahoo.com -or- barbaragill@letsplaymusicsite.com

My two daughters have the privilege of taking piano lessons from Barbara. I feel so lucky to have found her for a teacher. She is a fabulous musician and really cares about her students and shares the joy of making beautiful music. She teaches them to play beautifully and musically. My daughters are progressing so… Continue reading Alison S.

Alison S.

Thank you so much for being such a great piano teacher for [my girls]. I love how you’ve stayed on top of new music, methods. You have such an enthusiasm for teaching. The lessons you’ve taught [my girls] have been invaluable. We’re really been spoiled with you.” parent of former students

Kristin C.

Thank you for the love you have shared with us over these past few years. The love of music, the love for teaching it, and the love you show for those learning it.” parent of former student

Christy V.

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  1. Hi,

    Are you possibly the author of Barbara Bryner: The piano roll: a valuable recording medium of the twentieth century. Dept. of Music, University of Utah, 2002 ? I would like to cite this work in context of MIDI, but cannot find a PDF, nor an abstract, of it anywhere – just these two links:

    http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50482085
    http://books.google.dk/books/about/The_Piano_Roll.html?id=eHHntgAACAAJ

    Is there a possibility to somehow get online access to at least part of this work somewhere online?

    Thank you!

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