College Acceptances

            Selection and rehearsal of audition material

            Producing demo recordings

            Advising on preparation of creative portfolios, and resumes

            Writing recommendation letters

Many universities recognize Musical Theater training as an advantage for students pursing

a variety of career paths.  Singing lessons can improve a student’s communication skills, speaking voice, literary understanding, acting ability, songwriting and producing talents.

  1.    NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY

                BFA Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music

  1.    Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

                BFA Musical Theater Program

  1.    CBS-TV, New York, NY

                Paid Production Internship for “Guiding Light”

  1.    New York Musical Theater Festival, New York, NY

                Literary Internship for reviewing Festival Submissions

  1.    Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

                BA Theater Studies Program / Musical Theater Minor

  1.    Marywood University, Scranton, PA

                BM in Music Performance

  1.    Kean University, Newark, NJ

                BA Psychology / Music Performance - Double Major

  1.    Drew University, Madison, NJ

                 BA Fine Arts / Studio Arts

  1.    Stevens Technical Institute, Hoboken, NJ

                 BA Art and Technology Program

  1.    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

                BS History in Krieger School of Arts and Science

With Barbara’s help, students have been accepted into many educations and arts programs including:

                 If you sang about two people who are always out of sync

                 as in Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” -

                 who would you be singing about?

                 An old childhood friend?

                 Or your younger sister as you pack to leave for college?

  1.    Trinity School (High School), New York, NY


  1.    Convent of the Sacred Heart (High School), New York, NY

  1.    Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School (High School), New York, NY

  1.    Loyola School (High School), New York, NY

  1.    Packer Collegiate Institute (High School), Brooklyn, NY


  1.    High Tech (High School), North Bergen, NJ

                 Dramatic Theater Major Program - 1 college credit


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Upon request, Barbara assists her singing students with university, internship, & high school admission packages: