Barbara Eberhart has over 45 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.
I am a strong believer that everyone should be able to have a life of music. That's why I became a teacher. Whether you're a just a beginner or an advanced student needing guidance, let's explore music together!
Learn to play the flute or refine your skills. I offer both group and private lessons, separated by skill level, for students who want to learn . If you're unsure about which level is appropriate for you, I also offer a trial lesson!
Barbara Eberhart has over 45 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 founder and director of the Alaska Flute Studies Center and the Arctic Wind Flute Choirs program.
Barbara Eberhart is a recipient of England’s 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. This travel grant rotates between countries of the world, so is only offered once a century in the United States.
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 International traveling to Africa to implement a program of economic development. Currently, she maintains a private flute studio, is Director of the Alaska Flute Studies Center, conducts the Arctic Wind Flute Choirs and performs with the Northern Aurora Flute Ensemble. She received a 2006 CREATE Award for teaching excellence. In 2009, she was awarded Alaska State Music Advocate of the Year from 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.