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Felicia Barber, Ph.D.

Educator ~ Conductor ~ Clinician

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Felicia Barber, Ph. D.
Educator ~ Conductor ~ Clinician

Felicia Barber is the Director of Choral Activities at Westfield State University in Westfield, MA, where she conducts ensembles and teaches courses in conducting & choral methods.  Dr. Barber's research includes teaching strategies, diversity initiatives, and the performance practice of African American Spirituals. Her book, A New Perspective for the Use of Dialect in African American Spirituals:  History, Context, and Linguistics, will be released in 2021.  She holds a B.M., M.M., and Ph.D.