Topic: Lottie Barker later Mrs Jarman

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Renowned Harpist, Charlotte May was the daughter of Henry and Mary Catherine Barker. She married James Herbert Jarman in 1916.

Miss M. C. Barker, a promising young Christchurch musician.

Young Christchurch musician, Miss Barker, frequently played with the Exhibition orchestra, as a harpist.

Related information: For further information on Miss Barker and her work, see the article entitled Miss M.A. Barker : a rising young Christchurch musician in The Canterbury times, 19 June 1907 on p. 35. Hemus (Sarony) (photographer)
Source: The Canterbury times, 19 June 1907, p. 35

New Zealand Tablet, 27 December 1906, Page 2
On the afternoon of December 14 a numerous gathering of friends, relatives, and others interested, were present at the prize distribution to the pupils of the Sisters of the Mission High School, Higher Exams. : Lottie Barker (A.T.C.L.)

New Zealand Tablet, Volume XXXV, Issue 25, 20 June 1907, Page 14

Miss Lottie Barker, a young lady who has displayed much promise in her profession, last week entered St. Dominic's College, Dunedin, for extended musical studies (piano and harp). As a pupil of the Sisters of the Missions in this city Miss Barker attained the final in connection with the Royal College of Music examination, together with success in advanced harmony and Associate of Trinity College, London, at the age of fifteen. As a solo harpist with the Exhibition orchestra Miss Barker was conspicuously successful, and later toured the Colony with the orchestral, sharing with others flattering press notices and well deserved compliment's of eminent musicians. Whilst at Auckland she received, with the other members, the pretty souvenir of their connection with the Exhibition. At the Musical Union's concert last week Miss Barker was harpist, and her performance was highly spoken of by Mr. Bradshaw, Anglican Cathedral organist.Taranaki Herald, 22 May 1908, Page 2

The highest percentage of marks (160) gained in New Zealand for the Licentiate Teachers' examination of the Associated Board of Music for last year was recorded in favour of Miss Lottie Barker, of St. Dominic's College, Duneden.Evening Post, 17 June 1911, Page 5

NEW ZEALAND TOUR. Mr. Hugo Gorlitz arrived in Wellington yesterday from the South on his way to Auckland, where the the rehearsals of the New Zealand contingent of the British Empire Musical Festival Orchestra, in connection with the visit of the Sheffield Choir, will commence on Monday. The full list of members is as under Harp - Miss Lottie Barker (Christhurch}


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Lottie Barker later Mrs Jarman

First Names:Charlotte May (Lottie)
Last Name:Barker
Date of Birth:1887
Place of Birth:New Zealand
User Name:Selwyn Library
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