Bruce Berr has been teaching music to children and adults for over thirty years. He has taught piano and piano pedagogy in a variety of settings: universities and colleges, community music schools, and in his home studio. His educational compositions can be found in the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, as well as in collections by other publishers. Dr. Berr has written extensively about the art of teaching piano. His articles have appeared in all of the major piano journals, and he has been an associate editor for Keyboard Companion magazine since 1997. He has presented lectures, workshops, and master classes for professional music teachers' associations and conferences throughout the United States. Dr. Berr received his degrees in piano and pedagogy from Washington University in St. Louis and from Northwestern University. He and his wife, Jennifer Merry, live in suburban Chicago with their cats, Seiko and Tiger, and their basenji, Frango.