Barbara started playing drums in 1984, studying with different teachers, G. Gandino from Teatro Regios Orchestra, M. Volpe from Berkley School, A. Golino a great live and studio artist, ,and earned a scolarships at the Siena-Jazz School.
Barbara has toured with international pop-stars like Terence Trent D'Arby, the American soul singer Linda Wesley, and Italian artists like Fiordaliso, Eugenio Finardi, Delta-V, Iskra, vocalist of Lucio Dalla, Cesareo Elio e le Storie Tese, with the jazz musician G. Gaslini,and Brasilian percussionist Dom Um Romao from Weather Report, and has also been the drummer in the Eliseo Big Band ,Orchestra Stabile of Eliseo Theatre in Rome. She also recorded for the Italian hip hop label Best Sound.
Barabara has also featured in a number of tv shows: Un Disco per L'estate CAN 5, Concerto per la pace, RAI 2 , Vota la voce CAN 5 , Gran premio RAI 1 Roxy bar Videomusic , and other TV channels in Holland, Russia and Africa. She has also featured in a number of TV shows on Italian TV channels.