Barb studied piano with the Eugene Hudson at Wartburg College, and received her B.M. and M.A. degrees in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa where she studied with Kenneth Amada. She was a winner in the IMTA Collegiate Piano Competition, and Wartburg College Concerto Competition. Barb received her Suzuki piano training from Cheryl Holmes in St. Paul, MN. She is featured as the pianist on the CD recordings of William Preucil’s “Suzuki Viola Book 7”, and flutist Claudia Anderson’s “American Flute”, and has appeared frequently as an accompanist in the Iowa City area.