Active Teacher — North Bay Branch ORMTA
Deborah Bandy

176 Jaffray Drive

New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0

705 647-7576

bandorah@outlook.com

Deborah Bandy lives in New Liskeard, where she has been teaching piano since 1997. Her philosophy is to promote a lifetime love of music and music making. Piano students of Deborah have performance opportunities in the community such as participation in the Temiskaming Festival of Music, studio recitals and special events. She has also successfully prepared many students for RCM Examinations.

Deborah began her piano studies at the age of ten and by fifteen she was playing sacred music at her church. Her passion for music lead her to continue her piano studies as an adult student with Nancy Hughes and later with Lynda Rehder Kennedy, and eventually attaining RCM Grade 10 in Advanced Piano in 2004. She has attended many piano teacher workshops hosted by the ORMTA North Bay & Timmins Branches, gaining innovative teaching approaches & inspirational motivation. In 2014 she became a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association. Deborah holds the RCM Elementary & Intermediate Piano Pedagogy diplomas, requirements of the ARCT Pedagogy Program.

In addition to being a private studio teacher Deborah is also a cantor & pianist at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, New Liskeard where she has served in music ministry since 2004.

“Ongoing professional development in piano pedagogy opens the pathway to successful teaching. I am very thankful to be able to do what I love.”