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About Barbara Powrie
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Orchard Park, NY
Education: Masters and Bachelors from SUNYAB
Performance Experience: - Faculty recital as Villa Maria College - Piano Duet recital with Sr. Mary Barbara - Faculty recital with Jim Beishline and Janice Mitchell - Accompanist for honors recitals - Music Director for Really Rosie with the Amherst Players - Music Director for You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (BPS)
Teaching Experience: Barb has spent 32 years teaching in the Buffalo Public Schools. She is currently an adjunct piano professor at Villa Maria College.
Teaching Philosophy: The longer I teach, the more I learn. Learning how to learn is the most important skill in learning to play. The slower you practice, the faster you learn. Teaching has always inspired my own learning and influences the way I teach.
Get to know Barbara Powrie
Barb strives to be a life long learner. She is continuing to teach post retirement from the Buffalo Public Schools. In addition to teaching, she rescues feral, stray and semi-social cats.
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