BIOGRAPHY OF PATRICIA BARTELL
Master Teacher • Concert Artist • Adjudicator • Entrepreneur • Public Speaker
Born in La Paz Bolivia, South America, Patricia is a graduate of Whitworth University with a B.A. in Music Education and Accordion Performance. The first Whitworth student to graduate with an accordion performance degree, she is widely known throughout the US Northwest and western Canada as an adjudicator, professional performer and teacher.
Patricia is a certified Simply Music Piano and Accordion teacher. She has studied piano with Dr. Judith Schoepflin of Whitworth College and with Kendall Feeney of the Golandsky Institute, the preeminent center for the Taubman Technique Approach. Patricia has also studied “The New Technical Approach” with world-renowned teacher Frédéric Deschamps in France. This technique approach has helped produce amazing results for all ages.
Patricia is a professional musician whose performances continue to receive high reviews, for individual, and ensemble performances, with numerous other classical artists in the western states and Canada. As a contestant in numerous international competitions, Patricia has claimed many championships. She also travels worldwide as the USA judge for the international championship Trophée Mondial of the C.M.A. (World Confederation for the Accordion – World Trophy for Accordion).
Patricia Bartell helps transform lives through the power of music.
Patricia Bartell’s Credentials
♦ B.A. in Music Education & Accordion Performance.
♦ Successful International Award-winning Accordion Competitor & Concert Artist.
♦ USA Adjudicator for Trophée Mondial of the World Accordion Confederation.
♦ Owns, manages, and teaches at Bartell Music Academy (formerly Able to Play Music Academy).
♦ Performs with Tango Volcado, an Argentine Tango Quartet.
♦ President of Bartell Music Foundation (Non-Profit Organization)