about




"Music, like storytelling, should transport the listener with joy
or grief into the music - and hers does." 

-Leo Zamparelli 




Barbara teaches piano at Cabrini University,  coaches and accompanies voice students at Westminster Choir College, Rider University and The University of the Arts, and collaborates with solo singers and instrumentalists.  She has accompanied students and faculty at Luzerne Music Center, University of Delaware, St. Joseph's University, Villanova University, Immaculata University, Bennington College and The Savoy Company and taught piano at Luzerne, Bennington and Harcum Colleges.  She plays an eclectic solo repertoire at live music venues throughout the Philadelphia region.  A Conservatory Dean's Talent Award winner at Oberlin Conservatory, she earned a degree in English and studied piano with Robert McDonald. Her primary teachers were Eleanor Sokoloff and Susan Starr. She lives in Philadelphia.