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Heidi Barker

Lecturer, Violin and Viola


MM, Chamber Music Performance: Violin, UW-Milwaukee
MM, String Pedagogy, UW-Milwaukee
BA, Music: Concentration in Violin, Covenant College


Violinist, pedagogue, and passionate sharer of beauty, Heidi Barker earned her bachelors and masters degrees in music, focusing on the areas of chamber music and string pedagogy. Since completing her studies, she has taught extensively with orchestras, music programs, and conservatories in Haiti, Tasmania, and throughout the U.S. She has presented pedagogy seminars and courses for East Lake Expression Engine and for BLUME Haiti, both el sistema inspired non profits. Performance experiences include the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Opera Theatre, the Tuppence Duo, and the St Elmo Piano Trio. When not teaching, she enjoys reading, cooking, singing, writing, and extensive walking.

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  • Heidi Barker | Violinist | Violin & Viola Teacher