Barbara J. Belew

Title: Music Educator
Company: McNeese State University
Location:  Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States


  • American Harp Society, Inc., Louisiana Chapter (advisor) (ensemble coach) (founder) (national board of directors, 1973-1979) (vice president)
  • Baldwin Piano Competition, Louisiana Music Teachers Association (former state chairman)
  • Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra (Harpist, 1964-1968)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKGSI), Alpha Gamma Chapter (former president, parliamentarian)
  • Harp Camp (member, 2000-Present)
  • Indiana University
  • Lake Charles Piano Teachers Association (LCPTA) (recording secretary)
  • Lake Charles Symphony (Harpist, 1958-Present)
  • Music Teachers National Association
  • Rapides Symphony Orchestra, Alexandria, LA (Harpist, 1965-1999)
  • Trinity Baptist Church, Lake Charles, LA (Sunday school secretary, 1975-Present)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2011-2016)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2011)

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