"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 served as accompanist at Luzerne Music Center, Immaculata University, Bennington College and The Savoy Company, organist/choirmaster at churches in New York City, Maine and Villanova, and taught piano at Luzerne, Bennington and Harcum College.  She plays solo at live music venues  and coordinates the Fine Arts Concert Series at Cabrini.  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.