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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 
July 9, 2016 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Caraid Trì 
Feb. 19, 2017 - St. John's Kirk, Perth, Scotland - Vocali3e
Feb. 26, 2017 - Beith Arts Guild, Beith, Scotland - Vocali3e
Sept. 7, 2017 - Colorado College - Sharon Harms, Paul Nagem & Steven Beck
Sept. 16, 2017 - Enterprise Music Scotland National Chamber Music Day, Falkirk - Vocali3e
Sept. 16, 2017 - Enterprise Music Scotland National Chamber Music Day, Linlithgow - Vocali3e
March 24, 2018 - SCI Region III Conference, Virginia - Noel Archambeault, Eileen Grycky & Jennifer M. Barker
April 15, 2018 - Capital University, Columbus, Ohio - Women in Music-Columbus
June 23, 2018 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, Tennessee - Luna Nova Music 
Oct. 19, 2018 - Nicole Boysen, Andrea Shabazian & Oksana Glouchko - University of Delaware
April 16, 2019 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Noel Archambeault, Eileen Grycky & Jennifer M. Barker


…to the pale green sea of evening...
Aug. 3, 2016 - International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest - Christopher Nichols & Ellen Sommer
Sept. 17, 2016 - University of Delaware Faculty Gala - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker
Oct. 5, 2016 - University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker
Sept. 7, 2017 - Colorado College -Daryll Stevens & Susan Grace
​Nov. 6, 2017 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Jennifer Margaret Barker


Na Tri Peathraichean
April 6, 2018 - Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA - Emma Resmini & Yoni Levyatov 
April 26, 2018 - Buffet Crampon Showroom, New York, NY - Alice K. Dade & John Novacek
June 16, 2018 - PRIZM International Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - Alice K. Dade & Peter Miyamoto
TBA, 2019 - Wales - Robert Catney


Dumgoyne 
June 1, 2016 - Newark Public Library, DE - Melomanie
July 9, 2016 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Caraid Trì 
March 16, 2018 - University of Delaware, Newark, DE - Melomanie
March 31, 2018 - Delaware Historical Society - Melomanie


BuMian 
April 4, 2017 - The Catholic University of America, DC - Francesca Hurst 


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


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


umurangi-kikorangi
June 16, 2016 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - Luna Nova Ensemble
Oct. 14, 2018 - St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Bettendorf, IA - Luna Nova Ensemble 


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


Suilean a' Chloinne
Nov. 19, 2016 - United Methodist Church,Newark, DE - Newark Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Rebekah O'Brien
Oct. 7, 2017 - Women in Music-Denver, Denver, CO - Colorado State University Concert Orchestra, with conductor Leslie Stewart
Oct. 10, 2017 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO - Colorado State University Concert Orchestra, with conductor Leslie Stewart
2018-2019 - Juniata College Orchestra, Huntingdon, PA - TBA with conductor Rebekah O'Brien
Feb. 10, 2019 - San Domenico School Music Conservatory, San Anselmo, CA - Orchestra da Camera, with conductor Ann Krinitsky


Tout Entière
Feb. 5, 2018 - The University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Tod Fitzpatrick
March 12, 2018 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Grant Youngblood & Marie-Christine Delbeau
July 7, 2018 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Tod Fitzpatrick & Marie-Christine Delbeau
March 27-31 (TBA) - Society of Composers, Inc. Conference, Albuquerque, NM - Tod Fitzpatrick & Jennifer Margaret Barker


The Enchanted Glen
March 10, 2018 - Women in Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
March 12, 2018 - Tiger Lily Music, University of Delaware - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
June 17,  2018 - Rittenhouse Soundworks, Philadelphia, PA - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau
​July 7, 2018 - Victoria International Arts Festival, Gozo, Malta - Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau


Salve Festa Dies (Fanfare for Justice)
April 7, 2018 - Santa Maria Assunta, Bibbiano, Italy - Ivano Asari & Leonardo Carrieri * premiere
Oct. 14, 2018 - Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, Alabama - Ivano Ascari & Christopher W. Powell


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


Chincoteague
June 16, 2018 - The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington, DE - Eileen Grycky, Kim Reighley, Melinda Bowman & Paula Nelson,  * premiere
Dec. 2, 2018 - University of Delaware, Gore Hall - The University of Delaware Graduate Flute Quartet
Dec. 4, 2018 - University of Delaware, Loudis Hall - The University of Delaware Graduate Flute Quartet
August 4, 2019 - National Flute Association Convention, Salt Lake City, UT - The Music School of Delaware Flute Faculty Artist Quartet


Harmonious Dreams
​Nov. 17, 2018 - Pi Kappa Lambda Centennial Convention, Washington, DC - Transcontinental (Tod Fitzpatrick, Christopher Nichols & Christine Delbeau), with guest cellist, Stephen Czarkowski * premiere


Effigies
Nov. 11, 2018 - St. David's Episcopal Church, Baltimore, MD - Douglas Buchanan


​Geodha
June, 2019 - Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Memphis, TN - Luna Nova Ensemble


Ealasaid
Feb. 15, 2019 - University of Delaware - 6-Wire & University of Delaware Chorale * pre-premiere performance
Feb. 16, 2019 - Carnegie Hall, New York - 6-Wire & University of Delaware Chorale * premiere





















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. 
Luna Nova Ensemble (Michelle Vigneau, oboe; Robert Patterson, horn; and Perry Mears, piano) performed Barker's umurangi-kikorangi at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Bettendorf, Iowa, on Sunday 14th October 2018, 2pm. 
Irish flautist, Robert Catney, will perform Barker's work for flute and piano, Na Tri Peathraichean, in Wales during the 2019 concert season. 
As the 2018 Pi Kappa Lambda winning composer, Barker received the premiere of her new chamber work, Harmonious Dreams, on Saturday 17th November 2018 at the combined Pi Kappa Lambda Centennial Convention/National Association of Schools of Music Conference in Washington, DC. Scored for baritone, Bb clarinet, violoncello and piano, the work is a four-song cycle. The premiere was presented by baritone Tod Fitzpatrick, clarinetist Christopher Nichols, cellist Stephen Czarkowski and pianist Marie-Christine Delbeau.
Barker is excited to be writing a new work for violin, erhu and choir, to be premiered by 6-Wire and the University of Delaware Chorale at New York's Carnegie Hall. The work sets Helen B. Cruickshank's poem, Ealasaid
Further performances of Barker's new flute quartet, Chincoteague, were presented, this time,  by the University of Delaware Graduate Flute Quartet in December 2018. 
In July, Barker and composer-performer ensemble, Transcontinental, presented a concert of compositions by Barker, Ofer Ben-Amots and Joseph Vella, at the 2018 Victoria International Arts Festival, in Gozo, Malta. A review of the concert can be viewed here.

In March 2018 Barker performed her song-cycle, A Lassie's Love, alongside soprano Noel Archambeault and flutist, Eileen Grycky, at the Region III Society of Composers, Inc. conference, hosted by Christopher Newport University, in Newport News, VA.