Special Events

Witty, insightful and interactive, Patricia's "Lecture/Performance" brings "live" music into dialogue with diverse musical themes in a more intimate setting.  Ms. Barber has delivered these musical talks interlaced with performance at venues large and small, public and private including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space (NY); The Gleacher Center, The POETRY Foundation Performance Space (Chicago); award ceremonies and/or private events at Universities and private residences from Paris to Detroit to Rio and beyond.   


Patricia chooses a musical topic such as, "Animating the Inanimate" with regard to her own songwriting, "Cole Porter and I" about Cole Porter's songwriting, "Rhythm and Rhyme", "Is Schubert relevant to jazz?," etc., then gives a pithy talk on the subject, highlighted by musical performance (with her bass player) illuminating the subject.  The tone of these events is crystalline, edifying and elegant – ideal for smart, curious audiences of all kinds.  A dynamic Q&A may round out the event if desired.  

To learn more or to book Patricia for a Private Event "Lecture/Performance" please email patriciabarberoffice@gmail.com

- written by js