Barbara Collins is a retired Fairfax County Public Schools band and chorus teacher. Her Bachelor of Science Degree in Instrumental Music Education is from Appalachian State University with advanced study from George Mason University and Westminster Choir College. She is currently playing in the Vienna Community Band, High Winds Flute Choir, and she sings in the Christ Church Choir, Alexandria, VA. She served on the steering committee for the American Guild of Organists National Convention, Association of Anglican Musicians National Convention, and as registrar for the Royal School of Church Music Course in Newport, RI. Barbara is a graduate from W.T. Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA. When not playing music she likes hiking the National Parks.