Jennifer Margaret Barker
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Email: jmbarker@udel.edu

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

The 6-WIRE CD which includes the audio recording of Ealasaid was released on the  Meyer Media LLC record label during May 2021. Further details on this CD can be viewed here:

https://meyer-media.com/6wire.html

​The Ealasaid music video was presented at the 2021 Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference on May 6th. 


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.
Barker was recently featured in the Spring/Summer 2021 issue of Newark Life magazine. The article can be read here (page 18): 

https://issuu.com/adpropublications/docs/rev_newark_spring_final_2021

Barker's composition Suilean a' Chloinne for string orchestra was performed and streamed by the Fort Collins Symphony, Colorado, and Maestro Wes Kenny during 
March 2021. 
Barker's composition, The Enchanted Glen, was performed and streamed by Blake McGee and Chi-Chen Wu in recital at the University of Wyoming on 
April 24th 2021
Barker's composition, Na Tri Peathraichean, for flute and piano was performed by Allison King at the University of Texas, Austin on May 11th, 2021. The recital can be viewed here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR-MbmjE9Mw
Barker's new work and music video for 2 violins and symphony orchestra was premiered as part of Master Players Concert Series iMusic13 virtual concert on April 24th 2021. This work was commissioned by Xiang Gao and MPCS.

This music video will also be presented as part of the 2021 Victoria International Arts Festival, Malta, on June 24th:

https://www.viaf.org.mt/
StageFree Music will present a video performance of Francesca Hurst performing Barker's composition for solo piano, Moana, on June 11th 2021 at 7.30pm. 

https://www.stagefree.org/
Washington-based District New Music Coalition will also present Francesca Hurst in concert, including a performance of Barker's Moana, on June 25th 2021.

Francesca's concert can be viewed here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMkTwIOhmCc


The July 2021 issue of Delaware Today includes an article on Barker's composition work as well as her Masters Fellowship Award from the Delaware Division of the Arts. 

The article can be viewed here:

https://www.pageturnpro.com/Today-Media-Inc/100500-DT-July-2021/sdefault.html#page/25