Just. Breathe.

John Roedel reads The Anatomy of Peace Shout-out today (and apologies for the two-week absence…just been busy with other things and kept losing the thread) to poet John Roedel, who feels like something of a muse for these times. This beautiful poem, The Anatomy...

Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories

Kimberly joins best friend and pianist extraordinaire, Anna Ronai in this concert honouring Black History Month, with music by Florence Price, H. Leslie Adams, William Grant Still, Libby Larsen and others. Featuring photos by Alice Philipp @alicetookmypicture....

Barber Studio Alumni Online meet-up

Kimberly meets up online with (clockwise from upper right) River Guard, Midori Marsh, Chad Quigley and Jamie Groote for a panel discussion on Life After Laurier Recent graduates of Kimberly Barber’s Laurier voice studio River Guard, Midori Marsh, Chad Quigley...

Life Boat(s)

Some lifeboats that might actually save you in daily real singing life…from “Fifty Boats” by Nan Shepherd, photo by Kimberly Barber My teacher, Neil Semer, often tells me that I’m a “lifeboat person”. What he means by that is that I...

The Body’s Score

Food for Body Thinking (Bessel van der Kolk’s groundbreaking book) Anyone who knows me knows about my respect for the body’s wisdom. It’s the cornerstone of my pedagogy in the studio and a passionate research interest, and of course there’s a...