Oberlin College (BA) The Cleveland Institute of Music (BM) Suzuki Teacher
Diana Smith-Barker teaches violin at the Boys' Club of New York in addition to joining the teaching staff at the New York String Academy in fall of 2017. She has taught violin at schools in both New York City and New Jersey, and performs professionally as a violinist with such orchestras as the Queens Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra.
Diana played on Broadway in Les Miserables, Crazy for You, and The Secret Garden, among others. She is a graduate of Oberlin College and The Cleveland Institute of Music, and is a certified Suzuki teacher with broad experience teaching string instruments to children and adults.