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Email: jmbarker@udel.edu
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​The list below is those performances known to the composer. If you are performing one of Barker's compositions, she would love to hear from you so that she can add you to this list. Thank you.  

A Lassie’s Love 
May 2015 - 2 pre-tour concerts in Scotland - Vocali3e
May 24th 2015 - Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Ayrshire, Scotland - Vocali3e
May 30th 2015 - Drum Castle, Inverness-shire, Scotland - Vocali3e
June 21st 2015 - Pollock House, Glasgow, Scotland - Vocali3e
September 4th 2015 - Stuckenduff, Scotland - Vocali3e
October 10th 2015 - Helensburgh Parish Church, Helensburgh, Scotland - Vocali3e
October 11th 2015 - St. Leonards-in-the-Fields Church, Perth, Scotland - Vocali3e
October 19th 2015 - Radford University - Vocali3e
October 20th 2015 - Susquehanna University - Vocali3e
October 21st 2015 - University of Delaware - Vocali3e
October 22nd 2015 - The Royal Oaks Foundation, NYC -  Vocali3e
October 23rd 2015 - The Royal Oaks Foundation, Philadelphia - Vocali3e
July 9th 2016 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Caraid Trì 
February 19th 2017 - St. John's Kirk, Perth, Scotland - Vocali3e
February 26th 2017 - Beith Arts Guild, Beith, Scotland - Vocali3e
September 7th 2017 - Colorado College - Sharon Harms, Paul Nagem & Steven Beck
September 16th 2017 - Enterprise Music Scotland National Chamber Music Day, Falkirk - Vocali3e
September 16th 2017 - Enterprise Music Scotland National Chamber Music Day, Linlithgow - Vocali3e
March 24th 2018 - SCI Region III Conference, Virginia - Noel Archambeault, Eileen Grycky & Jennifer M. Barker
April 15th 2018 - Capital University, Columbus, Ohio - Women in Music-Columbus
June 23rd 2018 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, Tennessee - Luna Nova Music 
April 16th 2019 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Noel Archambeault, Eileen Grycky & Jennifer M. Barker

…to the pale green sea of evening… 
September 27th 2015 - Fifth European Clarinet Festival, Ghent, Belgium - Christopher Nichols
July 9th 2016 2015 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Mario Galea & Jennifer Margaret Barker
August 3rd 2016 - International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest - Christopher Nichols & Ellen Sommer
September 17th 2016 - University of Delaware Faculty Gala - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker
October 5th 2016 - University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker
September 7th 2017 - Colorado College -Daryll Stevens & Susan Grace
​November 6th 2017 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker

Na Trì Peathraichean
February 21st 2015 - Festival Mozaic, San Luis Obispo, Alice K. Dade & John Novacek
March 22nd 2015 - University of Delaware, Amelia Baronowsky & Jennifer Margaret Barker 
June 5th 2015 - DePaul University School of Music - Mary Jamerson
August 13th 2015 - National Flute Association Convention, Washington, DC - Alice K. Dade & Jennifer M. Barker
September 8th 2015 - The University of Kentucky - Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
September 9th 2015 - The University of Memphis- Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
September 10th 2015 - Alhambra Theatre, Hopkinsville, Kentucky- Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
September 11th 2015 - Western Kentucky University- Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
September 14th 2015 - University of Missouri - Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
July 9th 2016 2015 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Caraid Trì 
April 6th 2018 - Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA - Emma Resmini & Yoni Levyatov 
April 26th 2018 - Buffet Crampon Showroom, New York, NY - Alice K. Dade & John Novacek
June 16th 2018 - PRIZM International Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto

Dumgoyne 
June 19th 2015 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - John McMurtery & Perry Mears
August 7th 2015 -  Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE - Melomanie
August 15th 2015 - National Flute Association Convention, Washington, DC - Melomanie
September 13th 2015 - Delaware Contemporary Center for the Arts - Melomanie
June 1st 2016 - Newark Public Library, DE - Melomanie
July 9th 2016 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Caraid Trì 
March 16th 2018 - University of Delaware, Newark, DE - Melomanie
March 31st 2018 - Delaware Historical Society - Melomanie

BuMian 
November 14th 2015 - Radford University, VA - Martin Jones
April 4th 2017 - The Catholic University of America, DC - Francesca Hurst 

Moana
November 14th 2015 - Radford University, VA - Martin Jones
November 13th 2016 - USA CD Release Concert Tour, Washington and Lee University - Martin Jones
November 14th 2016 - USA CD Release Concert Tour, Virginia Tech - Martin Jones
November 15th 2016 - USA CD Release Concert Tour, Christopher Newport University - Martin Jones
November 16th 2016 - USA CD Release Concert Tour, University of Delaware - Martin Jones
November 18th 2016 - USA CD Release Concert Tour, Temple University - Martin Jones
November 26th 2016 - Piano Weekend Course, England, UK - Martin Jones

…a love like no other… 
October 26th 2015 - University of Delaware - Christiana Winds & Jennifer Margaret Barker

Nollaig  
December 10th 2015 - Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra and Central Illinois Children’s Chorus
December 12th 2015 - The Lynchburg Symphony & Cantate Children’s and Youth Choirs

Tìrean cèin (Distant Shores) 
March 12th 2016 - University of Delaware Master Chamber Players Series - 6ixwire

umurangi-kikorangi
June 16th 2016 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - Luna Nova Ensemble
October 2018 - Iowa - Michelle Vigneau. Robert Patterson & Perry Mears

Snowfeathers
July 21st 2017 - LIU Post Chamber Music Festival- Nam Sook Lee-Choei, Dale Stuckenbruck, Heawon Kim & 
Frank Cassara

Suilean a' Chloinne
November 19th 2016 - Newark Symphony Orchestra
October 7th 2017 - Women in Music-Denver, Denver, CO - Colorado State University Concert Orchestra
October 10th 2017 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO - Colorado State University Concert Orchestra
2018-2019 - Juniata College Orchestra, Huntingdon, PA - TBA with conductor Rebekah O'Brien

Tout Entière
February 5th 2018 - The University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Tod Fitzpatrick
March 12th 2018 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Grant Youngblood & Marie-Christine Delbeau
July 7th 2018 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Tod Fitzpatrick & Marie-Christine Delbeau

The Enchanted Glen
March10th 2018 - Women in Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
March 12th 2018 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
June 17th 2018 - Rittenhouse Soundworks, Philadelphia, PA - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
​July 7th 2018 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau

Seann Oran 
February 28th 2015 - Trinity Episcopal Church, Wilmington, DE - The Taggart-Grycky Duo 

Salve Festa Dies (Fanfare for Justice)
April 7th 2018 - Santa Maria Assunta, Bibbiano, Italy - Ivano Asari & Leonardo Carrieri

My Son
April 2nd 2018 - University of Delaware - Vocal de Cámara Platense & UD Percussion Ensemble

Chincoteague
June 16th 2018 - The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington, DE - Eileen Grycky, Kim Reighley, Melinda Bowman                                                                                                               & Paula Nelson


​Music Video Presentations, 2015-2016

Delcastle Technical High School, Wilmington DE, September 30th 2016:
Tìrean cèin (Distant Shores) 

Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis TN, June 16th 2016:
Geodha, Geenyoch Ballant, Gearr Aonach, Tìrean cèin (Distant Shores)

Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta, June 11th 2015:
Gearr Aonach, Geenyoch Ballant, Tout Entiere, Geodha


Recent Radio Broadcasts


A Lassie's Love, CD recording broadcast on Singing and other Sins, Hawaii Public Radio, HPR2, hosted by Gary Hickling, Saturday, March 24 2018, 5pm (http://lottelehmannleague.org/singing-sins-archive/)

A Lassie's Love, CD recording broadcast on Music of our Mothers (www.musicofourmothers.com), hosted by Ellen Grolman, February 14th 2018, 1pm
(NPR-affiliate WFWM, 91.9 FM in Frostburg, MD; WFCF, Flagler College radio, 88.5 FM in St. Augustine, FL;       iheartradio.com)

Na Trì Peathraichean, recording from Geenyoch CD broadcast on WCNY's 'Feminine Fusion with Diane Jones', November 20th 2016, 1pm 




















​Recent article on Barker's chamber composition, umurangi-kikorangi:

http://robertgpatterson.com/jennifer-barker-umurangi-kikorangi-2007/
​Italian trumpeter, Ivano Ascari and organist Leonardo Carrieri will perform Barker's composition for Bb trumpet and organ, Salve Festa Dies at Santa Maria Assunta in Bibbiano, Italy. Originally composed in 2003 as a graduation processional fanfare, this work was expanded and revised in 2018 as a concert work for Ivano Ascari. 
Barker is honored to be included on four Women in Music concerts during the month of March 2018 at the University of Delaware. These concerts will take place as follows:

March 10th - The Enchanted Glen; performers Marie-Christine Delbeau & Christopher Nicholson; UD Women in Music concert

March 12th - The Enchanted Glen; performers Marie-Christine Delbeau & Christopher Nicholson; Tiger Lily Concert

March 12th - Tout Entiere; performers Marie-Christine Delbeau and Grant Youngblood; Tiger Lily Concert

March 16th - Dumgoyne; performers Melomanie

March 31st - Dumgoyne; performers Melomanie at the Delaware Historical Society

In addition, her work, A Lassie's Love, will be performed by Women in Music-Columbus on April 15th in Columbus, Ohio. 
On April 2nd 2018, Argentinian choir, Vocal de Cámara Platense and their conductor Fernando Tomé, presented a superb performance of Barker's composition My Son for choir and percussion ensemble with the UD Percussion Ensemble in Loudis Concert Hall, Newark DE, to a packed audience. The composition was written in memory of University of Delaware composition/percussion student, Greg Paroulek. 
The premiere performers for Barker's new composition for 4 C flutes, Chincoteague

Eileen Grycky, Kim Reighley, Paula Nelson and Melinda Bowman, pictured here with the ricipient of the collaborative commission, Dr. Lynne Cooksey, and Erica Peel, piccolo player with The Philadelphia Orchestra. The composition was commissioned by faculty for Dr. Cooksey's retiral from The Music School of Delaware. The premiere took place on June16th 2018.