"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem
improbable, and....soon they become inevitable."
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.
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 March 15th 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Third & Fourth grade Chorus members--performing for
Margate's Got Talent on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the PAC!
Enrichment program SQUIRM K, 1st, & 3rd grades
April 24th, 2018 date change
The children should wear their dark pants and sneakers to school
on Tuesday a.m. for the show at 2 p.m. Shirts and accessories are here at
(April 26th is Take Your Child to Work Day)
Fourth grade enrichment--assisting in the areas of stage crew, program
design and distribution and decorating the stage with Mrs. Thompson---
for all of our programs.
How Does Your Garden Grow Second Grade Play with Mrs. Valencia and
Mrs. LeVan May 3rd P.M. May 4th A.M.
Talent Show May 18, 2018 Mandatory DRESS Rehearsal Thursday, 5-17-18
3-4 p.m. ON Stage
Spring Concert May 23, 2018
All choral groups and the band