"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem

         improbable, and....soon they become inevitable."   

                                                                                 Christopher Reeve



    Mrs. Barbera's Education:

          Private Instruction with Susan Starr, Philadelphia, PA   1964-1969.
          Bachelor of Science in Music Education, West Chester University, 1977.
          Graduate Assistantship, Teaching Piano Minors, West Chester University, 1978.
          Graduate Assistantship, Keyboard Dept., Northwestern University, 1979-1980.
          Master of Music: Chamber Music and Accompanying, Northwestern University, 1980.
          University of Salzburg, Austria    Course on Mozart   July, 1987.

     Teaching Experience:

           Staff, Faculty, Special Arrangement Piano Teacher,
                   Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA     1980-1996       


          Gettysburg College, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Piano.    Spring, 1984.


          Loire Valley Music Institute, Loire, France  Piano Faculty.   Summer, 1996.
          Middle School Music Teacher, Upper Darby School District, 1994-1999.

          Margate School District, 1999-present.


            Music in the Parks Choral Competition     1994-2007
            Sounds of the Season for the MAPS Foundation  1999-present

            Stockton Chorale and Oratorio Society   2003-2013
                    Accompanying under the direction of Dr. Beverly Vaughn


               The Original Tuscany Singers   2002-2013

                    Accompanying at the Renault Winery



MAPS Foundations perfomance in Atlantic City--12-13-16

Lite Rock morning performance--12-14-16

HOLIDAY SHOW  Friday, 12-16-16  1:45 p.m.

Attire for the show--holiday colors for shirts and sweaters

with jeans and/or dark pants. (NO shorts, please) Girls--holiday

dresses,skirts,etc.  Holiday colors may include blue, silver, gold,

red, green, plaid or white.

ALL holiday headwear can be worn, too---Santa hats, menorah hats,

antlers, elf ears, special headbands, holiday lights--whatever

will enhance your child's performance is welcome! 


Enrichment programs


Third Grade Play