Owen Roberts

Kindergarten-Third Grade Music Teacher

Owen Roberts is a Level III Orff instructor in his tenth year as an elementary school music teacher. While completing his multiple subject teaching credential through the Bay Area Teacher Training Institute (BATTI), he taught in first and second grade classrooms as a support teacher at Marin Country Day School. Owen studied classics and international relations as an undergraduate, then spent 10 years playing in bands in Italy, New York, and back home in California. An accomplished singer and songwriter, Owen has toured extensively with bands and as a solo artist, and developed curricula for teaching songwriting to children. Owen joined the BPC faculty in 2020.

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Why I Work with Children

I love participating in the joy that children experience making music.

A Favorite Book

Shel Silverstein’s A Light In The Attic for its rhyme, meter, depth and levity

Quick Fact

I was a college volleyball coach

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My favorite food is chocolate :)

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Played at the Grammys

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