Barbara has extensive experience as a violin/viola instructor with students starting as young as 4 years old up to senior citizens. She uses a combination of traditional and Suzuki teaching styles, depending on the needs and age of the student. She also assists students in preparing for local youth orchestra auditions, festivals, competitions and recitals.
Barbara is a graduate of Indiana University with a double major in music and business. She has 15+ years’ of experience as a violin/viola instructor and 20+ years’ experience as an orchestral musician. When teaching music students, she strives to assist the student in mastery of the instrument along with developing a love for music.