Bobbie Ann Sender received her Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Scripps College and her Master of Music in Piano Performance from California State University at Fullerton, where she studied with Gayle Blankenburg and Susan Svrcek. Her graduate coursework at Fullerton included advanced studies in piano pedagogy with Robert Watson. Ms. Sender has appeared as a soloist with the Southwest Washington Symphony and the Claremont Chamber Orchestra and has performed in master classes with such world-renowned artists as Louis Lortie and Karl Ulrich Schnabel. She is a member of the Music Teachers Association of California and the California Federation of Music Clubs. In addition to teaching, Ms. Sender maintains an active performing schedule as a collaborative pianist. Ms. Sender has taught at Pasadena Conservatory since 2000.