- Program of Study:Master of Arts
- Current Residence: Boone, NC
- Current Occupation: Organist/Teacher
- Recent performances, publications, awards: EdD from UNCG in Mus Ed; ASU School of Music Instructor of Organ, Piano, Organ Literature, Introduciton to Music, & Cannon Music Camp (as Barbara Newton & Barbara Henderson); Public schoool music teacher; Private teacher; Church organist since age 13; Concert organ, piano, & vocal performer; and Membership in Pi Kappa Lambda, Signa Alpha Iota, MENC, & Boards of ASU Performing Arts Series, An Appalachian Summer Festival, Watauga County Arts Council, & Blowing Rock Stage Company.
- What did you value most about your graduate experience in the Hayes School of Music? Awarded a double graduate assistantship & the opportunity to teach, leading to continued employment at ASU and the enjoyment of interaction with students in their progress.