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Staff Biography:

Barbara Powell - Piano

Barbara Powell Barbara Powell has a double MA in Piano Pedagogy and Music Theory from Eastern Michigan University. She taught piano in Michigan in both an independent studio and at Delta College where she taught piano and music theory. In Champaign, Illinois she taught in an independent studio with a diverse class of students, ages 5 years to 70+ years. Her students were involved in the state testing program (AIM), in Piano Guild, and state competitions as well as recitals.

She provides comprehensive piano education, incorporating music theory, piano technique, and listening skills, in addition to piano performance. Currently she is a member of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association), MMTA (Minnesota Music Teachers Association), St. Paul Piano Teachers Association, and APPI (Association of Professional Piano Instructors).

Barbara Powell has recently moved to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area with her husband to be closer to family. She enjoys hiking, reading, and doing crossword puzzles.