Barbara was born of German-American heritage. Her first teacher was a private teacher on the staff at the Hart School of Music, Hartford, Connecticut. She later graduated from the University of Louisville Conservatory of Music, Kentucky, with a BA in music. Later she moved to California and received a Master’s in Music from California State University, Los Angeles.
She has taught instrumental and choral music for twenty-nine years in the Los Angeles County schools. When she retired, she moved to Silver Strand Beach and directed The Ventura Choraliers for 15 years in the Adult Education Department.
At present, she enjoys directing the Seabreeze Combo, a group playing popular and traditional styles of music for Ventura and the surrounding areas.
My grandmother lives at the Ventura Townehouse and I feel confident that she is in good hands. They get her to her appointments and provide any aftercare that she may need. Everyone there is friendly and like family. I feel like I’m at home when I go there to visit her and eat with her in the dining room.
Recently, I visited my Mom from Chicago. Each day I offered to take us out and about in Ventura. We found ourselves having such an enjoyable time at the Townehouse we didn’t leave. The dining room was so lovey to enjoy with her friends. Patios welcoming and the activities kept us busy. We laughed and had fun all day! Thank you everyone for making me feel at home and making my visit special. It’s always hard to leave my mom. But not as hard when I know she is so happy! Until my next visit!
Staff is very helpful and always concerned about my Mother’s needs, the interior and grounds maintenance is exceptional. Dining provides healthy menus to choose from. Front desk staff is always friendly and helpful. Best decision we ever made was bringing my mom here.