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Marlene B Bartsch


Marlene B Bartsch

RCM Certified
Marlene began her studies at age four and has her music degree from the Royal Conservatory of Music, attended Azusa Pacific University in California on a music scholarship, and studied at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. In 1998 Marlene received further training and taught Music for Young Children for 8 years. In addition to teaching music, Marlene has conducted various ensembles and choirs, worked with music festivals, music galas, and charity events. As well Marlene has done accompaniment for other musicians and has been a guest speaker. Over the years Marlene has taught piano, music theory and music history. and imparted her love of music. She has mentored many professional musicians and teachers (private music teachers and public music school teachers). Marlene customizes her teaching methods to address each student’s learning style. Her end goal is to have each student possess a heightened love for art and music, a great sense of accomplishment, and for each student to reach their full potential. See more details about Marlene and her music studio at:

Instrument / Discipline

  • Rudiments
  • History
  • Theory
  • Piano Pedagogy

Spoken languages

  • English
  • German

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • At a school
  • At own home
  • At own studio
  • Online

Specialist designation

  • History - Advanced
  • Piano - Advanced
  • Piano - Elementary
  • Piano - Intermediate
  • Theory - Elementary
  • Theory - Intermediate


  • 1991 - ARCT - Royal Conservatory of Music
  • 1988 - Bachelor of Arts - Trinity Western university
  • 1984 - BA in Music - Azuza University

School Associations

  • British Columbia Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State


  • Home Studio @ 118 View Place, Penticton BC, CA, V2A 0A6
  • Yorkson Music and Art Studio @ Skaha Hills/South Okanagan, Penticton BC, CA, V2A 0A6
RCM Credentials
RCM Certified