K-3rd Grade Music Teacher
Owen Roberts is a Level III Orff instructor in his ninth 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. During the summer of 2021, he traveled to Tijuana, Mexico to make music with children of Central American refugee families waiting to cross the border. Owen joined the BPC faculty in 2020.
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