Gail Archer joined the Barnard faculty in 1988. She is director of the Barnard-Columbia Chorus and Chamber Choir and teaches Introduction to Music, a year-long survey of Western Classical Music from Gregorian Chant to living composers.
She is also an international concert organist and recording artist; her most recent CD, "Bach the Transcendent Genius" celebrating the 325th anniversary of the composer's birth, was released in January, 2010 on Meyer-Media LLC.
Professor Archer serves as college organist at Vassar College.
- BA, Montclair State College
- MA, Hartt College of Music