Barbara is a GRAMMY-winning ensemble member and soprano soloist performing the music of the Middle Ages through the present era.
As a soloist she has appeared with Musica Sacra, The Boston Cecilia, El Fuego Early Music Ensemble, Seven Times Salt, 7 Hills Renaissance Wind Band, and Long and Away: A Consort of Viols. As an ensemble member, she performs with the GRAMMY-winning ensemble The Crossing (Philadelphia, PA), Emmanuel Music (Boston, MA), Meravelha Medieval Ensemble (Boston, MA), and Red Shift (Baton Rouge, LA), among others.
She also appears regularly with many of the choirs of religious institutions around Boston; to include Trinity Copley, Church of the Redeemer, and St. Cecilia's Parish.
An enthusiastic supporter of new music, she especially enjoys the opportunity to premiere and record new works. Highlights include recording Gavin Bryars: The Fifth Century (2018 GRAMMY Award for Best Choral Performance), as well as performing the world premieres of Joel Puckett’s I Enter the Earth (with The Crossing, 2015), Karl Henning's From the Pit of a Cave in the Cloud (2015), and Kile Smith’s The Consolation of Apollo (with The Crossing, 2014).
In addition to performing, Barbara serves on the board of the Society for Historically Informed Performance (SoHIP) in Boston, and helps to produce their annual summer concert series. She is also the executive director for Meravelha.
Barbara received her BA in vocal performance from the University of New Hampshire. She currently resides in Boston.