Becky is a graduate of Grand Canyon University with a Music minor in Piano and Voice. She has been sharing her love of music with students since she was only 14. As a teen, she won gold and bronze medals in music competition in Ocean City, New Jersy. She went to district and state chorus and was also in a group that performed throughout Pennsylvania. Becky teaches students of all ages from beginner to advanced, including a number of adults. Lessons are usually 30-45 minutes and include some music theory. Students are encouraged to play music they love and even create their own. Styles of music studied include Classical, Pop, Jazz, Musical Theater, Contemporary Christian, Modern, etc. Mrs. Bender has been a co-chairperson for PMTA's Music at the Mall for many years. She actively participates with her students in the Piano Ensemble. In addition to all the PMTA events, Becky's students perform in private studio recitals. Becky taught elementary music and high school choir and drama at a local private school, where she conducted numerous musicals and plays. Becky and her husband Danny have been involved in music ministry in various churches for over 30 years. In their present position as worship leaders, Becky is the pianist and frequently sings. They have a CD of gospel music entitled "Loyalties." Call for more information about scheduling and pricing. References are available upon request.