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Recent and Upcoming Performances                                         
​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.  

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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 of first 3 songs
February 11, 2020 - University of Delaware - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau) * premiere of entire song cycle
March 11, 2021 - Market Street Music, Wilmington, DE - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau)
March 2021 (date TBA) - Temple University - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau)
March 15, 2021 - Colorado College - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau)
March 16, 2021 - International Music Syndicate, CO - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau)
March 2021 (date TBA) - Denver University, CO - Transcontinental (Grant Youngblood, Christopher Nichols, Michal Schmidt & Christine Delbeau)


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


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


Blue Waters
July 14, 2019 - Century Mallet Instrument Service, Emanation Concert Series, Chicago, IL - Rebecca McDaniel
April 28, 2019 - Century Mallet Instrument Service, Emanation Concert Series, Chicago, IL - Rebecca McDaniel
April 26, 2019 - Narloch Piano Studio, Chicago, IL - Rebecca McDaniel


Salve Festa Dies (Fanfare for Justice)
April 7, 2018 - Santa Maria Assunta, Bibbiano, Italy - Ivano Ascari & Leonardo Carrieri * premiere
Oct. 14, 2018 - Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, Alabama - Ivano Ascari & Christopher W. Powell
October 2021 - Colorado College - Ivano Ascari & Simon Jacobs
October 2021 - Montreal, Canada - Ivano Ascari & Simon Jacobs


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 & Oksana Glouchko


…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


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


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


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
April 15, 2020 - University of Maryland  - Tempo 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 28, 2019 - Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, Albuquerque, NM - Tod Fitzpatrick & 
Marie-Christine Delbeau
October 2020 - Greenville Country Club, VA - Grant Youngblood & Dan Carunchio


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


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


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


Seann Oran
April 12th, 2019 - St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Concert Series, Wilmington, DE - The Taggart-Grycky Duo


​​Ocean of Glass
August 2021 - National Flute Association Convention, Dallas, TX - Eileen Grycky, Christopher Nichols & Marie-Christine Delbeau * premiere
The premiere performers for Barker's composition for 4 C flutes, Chincoteague

Eileen Grycky, Kim Reighley, Paula Nelson and Melinda Bowman, pictured here with the recipient 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. The quartet also performed this work at the 2019 National Flute Association Convention in Salt Lake City, UT. 
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. A CD recording of the work will be released in 2021.
A CD recording of Barker's new work, titled Ealasaid, for violin, erhu and SATB choir, setting Helen B. Cruickshank's poem of the same name, will be released in CD and Video formats during 2020. This work was commissioned and premiered by 6-WIRE and the University of Delaware Chorale to a 'sold-out' audience at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall in New York, under the direction of Dr. Paul D. Head, on February 16th 2019. 


Rebecca McDaniel performing Barker's Blue Waters for solo vibraphone in Chicago, IL, during April 2019.

Barker's composition for flute, clarinet and piano, titled Ocean of Glass, will be premiered at the 
2021 National Flute Association Convention

Performers: Eileen Grycky, flute
Christopher Nichols, clarinet
Marie-Christine Delbeau, piano

​Barker is delighted to announce the release of the video for her composition, Ealasaid

The video features the Carnegie Hall premiere performers 6-WIRE and the University of Delaware Chorale, conducted by Paul D. Head. It also features photographs and footage of the Isle of Tiree in Scotland, captured by Malcolm Steel of Tiree 7 Degrees West Photography, and green screen/recording session footage by John A. Palmer of Visual Images Media, Inc
Jennifer Margaret Barker has been awarded the 
2021 Individual Artist Masters Fellowship for Artistic Excellence 
from the Delaware Division of the Arts. This award is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com.