Karmalita Bawar

BM - Music

Ms. Bawar specializes in Suzuki Piano Basics, and has studied with Dr. Haruko Kataoka (co-founder of the Suzuki Piano Method with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki), Keiko Kawamura and Keiko Ogiwara and other graduates of the International Talent Education Research Institute in Matsumoto, Japan.

She has her own piano studio, Piano Basics of Richmond, which she opened after teaching for many years at the now-defunct VCU Community School for the Performing Arts.

In addition to teaching piano at the preparatory level, Ms. Bawar also works in the VCU Department of Music as Administative/HR Assistant.