|Old Pueblo Brass Band
Barbara has been the conductor of the Old Pueblo Brass Band since the fall of 2001. She retired from teaching instrumental and general music in the Mammoth-San Manuel School District, northeast of Tucson, after 17 years in the spring of 2001.|
Barbara earned a Bachelor of Music in 1961 at the University of Arizona, and a Master of Music Education in 1969 from the UA. She graduated from Holbrook (AZ) High School.
Barbara plays horn in the Arizona Symphonic Winds, a community band in Tucson; plays horn each August, in Silverton, CO with the Great Western Rocky Mountain Brass Band; plays contra bass in the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, Tucson, which she and her husband, Bill, a bassoonist, co-founded in 1979; and sings, plays bass and guitar with Wildflowers, a trio of longtime friends. She was a member for many years of Sirocco, a woodwind quintet, with her husband.
She is the Arizona Representative for the International Horn Society, and publishes Horn on the Range, a newsletter representing activities pertaining to the horn for Arizona and nearby areas.
Others activities include: member Delta Kappa Gamma International for Women Educators; member of the Tucson-Almaty (KZ) Sister Cities Committee. She has three children, two grand children and one great grandchild.
ChinworthBarbara - 5 Dec 2008