Barbara Bryner Gill, BM, MA, NCTM

Whether playing the piano or singing, Barbara enjoys making music. She has a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and a Master of Arts in Musicology from the University of Utah studying with Barlow Bradford, Gladys Gladstone, and Vedrana Subotic.

Regularly performing and adjudicating in the community, Barbara is also the Librarian and Administrative Assistant for Utah Chamber Artists and was a chorister (1999-2014). She is excited to sing virtually for this year’s 30th Anniversary of the choir. Barbara was the Administrative Coordinator for the Maurice Abravanel Visiting Distinguished Composers Series, and the Marketing Assistant for the Virtuoso Series at the University of Utah. Since 2015, her favorite volunteer gig has been directing the Orchard Children’s Choir (a before-school choir).

An active member of Utah Music Teachers Association, Barbara is the state Communications Committee Chair (2020–present). She is a past president of the Jordan River chapter and received her Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music status from Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) in 2015. Barbara added Let’s Play Music to her studio in 2019. Her piano students participate in a variety of performing experiences including National Federation of Music Clubs festivals, Silent Film festivals, and Monster Concerts. 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 […]

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’ve really been spoiled with you.” parent of former students You have such an […]

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 the love you show for those learning it.

Christy V.

My daughter loved learning to play the ukulele. Barbara is the best teacher ever. She is patient, creative, and maeks everything fun. Her passion for music is contagious. Heather W. (Mother of Ukulele Camper & Piano Student) My sons absolutely loved Ukulele camp! They had so much fun and were so motivated that I never […]

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One reply on “About”


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:


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

Thank you!

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