Music Theory, Composition
Judy holds bachelor and masters degrees in Music Theory and Composition from East Carolina University and a Bachelor of Religious Education from Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Michigan. For four years she was director of bands at the Oakwood School while teaching music theory, music history, sight singing, and music appreciation at the ECU School of Music. She also taught art and general music for five years at the Greenville Christian Academy. Judy is a member of the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra and Rocky Mount’s Tar River Orchestra and Tar River Symphonic Band, and she performs regularly as a free-lance musician throughout eastern North Carolina. Mrs. Barber loves to teach, and endeavors to create a positive, encouraging environment in which the student’s personal and musical self-confidence is promoted while they advance in technical ability and artistic awareness.