Joan Blench (Alberta Resident)

speakerImage Biography: Joan Blench has been teaching private and group music lessons to pre-schoolers, children and adults in Peace River for over thirty years. She was first exposed to the Gordon system of teaching rhythm at an Alberta Piano Teachers Association conference and admits to being reluctant to step out of the Kodály comfort zone. When she discovered Takadimi a few years later, she was convinced to change her approach to teaching rhythm and has never looked back. Joan is eager to share her experiences with teachers of all levels.