Lyn Gawley Pohlmann

Profile Updated: August 27, 2020
Lyn Gawley
Class of 1960
Residing In: Seal Beach, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: John
Children, Grandchildren: I have three grandchildren by our older daughter Alison and her husband Aurelio Espinosa; Spencer, More…Isabel and Ethan. Our younger daughter, Victoria, is married to Chris Durant and has no children. She is a MFT and worked at the Huntington Hospital until recently.
Occupation: retired piano teacher; full-time volunteer
Lyn Gawley

Copa Photo

Yes! Attending Reunion
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

I have had a wonderful career in my home teaching piano. I have worked with a mentor, Robert Pace, from Teachers' College at Columbia University and have trained many teachers in his method.
I am now very involved in the arts volunteer community. I serve on the boards of the Long Beach Symphony, International City Theater and Arts Council Long Beach.

Different places I have lived:

I'm a Southern California kind of girl!

Family history living in South Pasadena:

I lived in our lovely home over-looking our city until moving to West L.A. and then to Seal Beach with my husband. After my brother sold our home at 330 Alta Vista, he moved next door to us in Seal Beach. He died May 8, 2020 and we miss him very much. He was from the class of 1949.

Elementary school and junior high/middle school(s) that I attended.

I attended Lincoln School and South Pasadenna Junior High.

Family members who also went to SPHS:

My brother, John, graduated in 1949.

Other SPHS graduates I keep in touch with:

Vicky Good Bartlett
Reuion Committee, Class of 1960
Vicki Mann Paul, Class of 1962

School Memories:

Many happy times!

Organizations, clubs, sports groups, and other groups I (did or do) participate in (in high school and/or now):

I serve on the boards of the Long Beach Symphony, International City Theater, Arts Council Long Beach and the International Piano Teaching Foudation. My husband John retired from teaching history at Cal Poly Pomona several years ago and keeps busy helping me and working in his beautiful garden.

What's happening in my life now:

I am very involved in volunteer work in the city of Long Beach, CA and Seal Beach, CA.

Pastimes & Hobbies:

I love to read. I have been privelged to belong to a wonderful book group for many years and have subsequently joined 3 other book groups.

Favorite Music, Songs, Bands

Long Beach Symphony, International City Theater

Favorite Books, Magazines, Movies, TV etc:

John and I enjoy attending public lectures and performances of all kinds.

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