Eberhart has over 40 years of experience as a flute teacher, performer
and conductor. Her instructional style is lively and informative. Her
students excel through a self-paced program with clear goals as they
learn the fundamentals of flute performance and the classic repertoire.
Ms. Eberhart is the Director of the Alaska Flute Studies Center and
the Arctic Wind Flute Choir. She performs with the Northern Aurora Flute Ensemble.
Barbara Eberhart is a recipient of Englands top teaching diploma,
the Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music with a specialty in flute
instruction. She holds an M.A. from Stanford University in flute performance
and a B.A. in Performing Arts from the William O. Douglas Honors College
of Central Washington University, summa cum laude.
Prior to moving to Alaska, Ms. Eberhart resided in the San Francisco
Bay Area where she performed extensively and was Director of Flute Studies
and Chamber Music for the Mountain View Community School of Music and
Arts. She conducted both the Intermediate and Advanced Flute Choirs
affiliated with the El Camino Youth Symphony in Palo Alto, California
(1989-1994). Her work with the El Camino Flute Choirs included an extensive
performing schedule and international tours. She has performed and taught
master classes in France, Australia and New Zealand and was one of two
Americans to receive the Centenary Travel Grant from the Associated
Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London.
Ms. Eberhart served as the Artistic Director for the Anchorage Festival
of Music and taught at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. During 1997-1998,
she was Director of the Rwanda Project for Women for Women
traveling to Rwanda to implement the project. Currently, she maintains a private flute studio, is Director of the Alaska Flute Studies Center, conducts the Arctic Wind Flute Choir and performs with the Northern Aurora Flute Ensemble. She received a 2006 CREATE Award for excellence in teaching. In 2009, she was awarded Alaska State Music Advocate of the Year by the Alaska Music Educators Association. Ms. Eberhart won the 2013, 2014 and 2015 auditions to perform with the National Flute Association Professional Flute Choir in New Orleans, Chicago and Washington, D.C.and performed with the Metropolitan Flute Orchestra of Boston on their 2016 concert tour of England and Scotland.