Barbara Eifler

Barbara has been leading Making Music since 2013, following a first career as a stage manager in theatre, opera and events, and a second one as Executive Director of the Stage Management Association and editor of the Backstage section for The Stage (the weekly theatre and television newspaper). 

She played the piano as a child, is now working her way through the ABRSM singing grades and plays second cornet in the Crystal Palace Progress Band, a typical group such as those supported and championed by Creative Lives.

Barbara founded a local parent & toddler group which she chaired for 10 years, working closely with the local community hall; and is currently a trustee or director of 3 organisations in the field of everyday creativity.

Photo credit Damien McFadden