Kaye Barker – Dalcroze Certificate, London; Dalcroze Licence, London; PGCE, BA Music (Oxon), MA (Ed)

Kaye is a professional violinist, classroom teacher and Dalcroze teacher based in London. She was a Junior Exhibitioner at the Royal College of Music and read Music at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University followed by postgraduate study at the Royal Northern College of Music. She gained a Masters degree in Education in 2014. She was a member of the 1st Violin section of the BBC Philharmonic and then the Bridge Quartet, which toured extensively & broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

She was Head of Strings for Ealing Music Service and appointed Head of Music at Gumley House School FCJ in West London in 2011. She teaches Dalcroze Eurhythmics on the String & Brass Training Programme at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and has taught at the Central School of Ballet and on the Dalcroze UK Summer Schools since 2016.

Kaye was teacher and Artistic Director of the Easter Course in 2019. In September 2019 she moved to Geneva to study full time at the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze and is a candidate for the Diplôme Supérieur. Kaye was the recipient of the Jean Vincent prize (2012), the Ingham Memorial Prize (2019) and the Aletheia prize (2020), which was awarded for her Diplôme Supérieur choreography.