Faculty photo: Teresa A. Barton

Teresa A. Barton

Voice, Piano, and Suzuki Piano Faculty Department Chair Suzuki

Teaching Statement

That moment when a student realizes he or she is capable of creating beauty: that is why I teach.


B.S. cum laude in Music Education, from Western Connecticut State University.

Suzuki Training levels one through four, Suzuki Institute, Hartt School of Music.

Teaching/Performance Bio

Ms. Barton worked as musical director and accompanist in university theatres, community theatres, and cabarets in Fairfield, New Haven, and Bridgeport, CT. Terry taught general music in schools in Connecticut and New Hampshire, served as music director, accompanist, soloist, and worship leader at Bethany Covenant Church, Bedford, NH, and Monadnock Covenant Church, Keene, NH. She also serves on the worship team at Manchester Christian Church. She is currently an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Terry is also a solo pianist, vocalist, accompanist, songwriter, and recording artist. She has just completed her fourth solo album of original songs.