Mrs. Margy Barber

Piano Teacher, Parent

Margy Barber

SAA Member


Hixson, TN

A Suzuki piano instructor in the Chattanooga, TN area, Margy Barber holds a Bachelor degree in Music Education and was privileged to study under Gayla Austin and Dr. Alan Nichols. She received Suzuki Talent Education piano training with Yasuko Joichi, Sue Vasquez, and Caroline Frasier. She has taught for 29 years, 25 of those with Suzuki Method. She served for 11 years coordinating the Suzuki Talent Education piano program at Cadek Conservatory at the University of Tennessee/Chattanooga.

Currently her private home studio of 38 students is thriving, and has produced seven Suzuki Piano Volume 7 graduates. She chairs the Chattanooga, TN chapter of the National Piano Guild in which her students participate in annual auditions.

Margy is married to David, and proud mom to three creative and musical daughters. She serves as pianist/keyboardist at Stuart Heights Baptist Church in Hixson, TN, as well as assistant adult choir conductor, and as coordinator for the five choirs and 100 students in the children’s choir worship programs.