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.Christy V. (parent of former student)
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 much on the piano! I feel very fortunate to have her teach my daughters!Alison S. (parent of current students)
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.Kristin C. (parent of former students)
My two sons absolutely loved Ukulele camp! They had so much fun and were so motivated that I never en had to ask them to do their homework. They did it all on their own! We were amazed at all the foundational skills they learned. Barbara is such a great teacher, always so fun and educational!Dani H. (parent of happy ukulele campers)
Ukulele camp was a highlight of the summer for my daughter. She had so much fun! Barbara makes learning music so exciting for kids and I’m so grateful she shares her talents with our community.Courtney D. (parent of happy ukulele camper)
My daughter loved learning to play the ukulele. Barbara is the best teacher ever. She is patient, creative, and makes everything fun. Her passion for music is contagious.
Heather W. (parent of happy ukulele camper & piano student)
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 and adjudicates in the community. She was a choir member of the Utah Chamber Artists 1999-2014 and is currently the Librarian and Administrative Assistant. 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).
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