"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





Upcoming Musical Performances


Grandparents & Grand-Friends Day--November 22nd, 2017


Chorus trip to WFPG--Eddie Davis Show--December 7th, 2017 8:30 a.m.


Third &  Fourth grade     MAPS Foundation appearance at

Resorts' Margaritaville Restaurant--December 12th, 2017  11:00 a.m.


Holiday Show and Sing-A-Long  Friday, December 15th, 2017  1:50  p.m.


First band rehearsal--3rd period on Wednesday, 12-20-17  3rd period

(just the children--not quite ready for the public:-)                                                                                                                        


Instrumental students to Tighe School

Enrichment program

Spring Concert--chorus & band

Talent Show                                                                                                                                                                 

Second Grade Play with Mrs. Valencia