Barbie Wong, M.A. in Music, is a music educator, speaker, and parent with music degrees from Stanford University and Smith College, Barbie gives workshops to parents and teachers and writes a blog called “Musical Nest.” Barbie’s work is instilled in the belief that everyone has the capacity to learn music and is especially passionate about teaching parents how to raise joyful and musical children. Having taught over 150 music students spanning various ages and backgrounds, Barbie’s two decades of teaching experience also includes five years of homeschooling her two children.
Barbie is passionate about honoring the whole child perspective by promoting sensitivity and the individuality of each child. She has played percussion with the Oakland Public Conservatory Orchestra, performed tango music with Orquesta Z, and played classical music with the Accordion Chamber Ensemble. When she is not making music, Barbie loves to play on the monkey bars and brew kombucha.
“So professional, warm, with lots of super helpful suggestions on how to help kids start and continue their music journey.” ~Faye Hsu, parent
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