Band Director

Mrs. Banim has been teaching at Bert Lynn Middle School since 2006. She came to us from the Rowland Unified School district in Rowland Heights, California, where she had been teaching for 3 years.  Prior to that, she taught in various public and private schools in Minnesota.  All in all, Mrs. Banim has been teaching for 17 years, teaching Middle School band, chorus, general music, color guard, and even some math and P.E!.

Mrs. Banim grew up in St. Cloud, Minnesota where she attended Cathedral High School.  She received a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN where she played clarinet in band and orchestra.  She also finished her Master’s Degree in Music Education from the University of St. Thomas in December of 2007 (FINALLY!)

To contact me, please send an email to banim.catherine@tusd.org

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Bert Lynn Middle School, Torrance, CA