Barbara Gordon, Ph.D.

Field of Interest

A champion of French composer, Maurice Delage, Dr. Gordon’s research on the composer involved Paris interviews with writers, composers, and conductors who had worked with Delage. Dr. Gordon has also recorded a CD of selected songs from his oeuvre. A fluent speaker of French, Dr. Gordon’s present research is on little-known composers of the French mélodie.


New York performances include:
Weill Recital Hall, Donnell Library, St. Stephen’s Church, Lincoln Center Library, La Maison française, Alliance française, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York University.

Courses Taught at Felician University

World Music
History of the Broadway Musical
Music Appreciation
History and Literature of Music
Basic Singing
Basic Piano I and II
Applied Voice
Vocal Diction/Performance Practice
Instrumental Performance Practice
French I and II
Conductor: Felician College Choir; Vocal Ensemble


"Deconstructing Maurice Delage"
2007 International Arts and Humanities Conference, Hawaii.
"Maurice Delage"
Featured article, Journal of Singing, 2009
"Basic Piano: An Inrteractive Approach to Learning"
2010 International Multidisciplinary Conference on Pedagogy, Ottawa, Canada.
“The Mėlodie through Delage.”
2013 Felician College Faculty Development Day.
Office Location:
Harmony Hall
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6150


MA and Ph.D. – New York University
Rouen Conservatoire - Rouen, France
BFA – University of Connecticut

Positions Held

Felician College (2007-present)
Montclair State University: French faculty
Baruch College – CUNY: French faculty
Ramapo College of New Jersey: Music faculty
New York University: Voice faculty