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"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.

 
      Performances:

            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

school:-)

(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.

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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