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Simon Barber : Associate Artist

Random Audio Sample: Meditation : piano solo by Simon Barber, from the CD Aporia


Photo of Simon Barber

I am thankful to have been born in lutruwita and to have studied music together with Don Kay and Simon Reade at the time I did. The compositional quest, to discover one's voice, has taken decades. Having explored the occidental tradition as thoroughly as I could, assimilating lessons and approaches, the essence of the music which has been given me to express has crystalised as being that of my homeland, lutruwita.


Simon Barber — current to December 2020

Studied with

Russell Gilmour (1995 - 1996)

Don Kay (1995 - 1997)

 

Influenced by

Simon Reade (1995 - current)

 

Collaborated with

Michael Kieran Harvey (2014 - current)

John Addison (2019 - current)

 

Selected Commissions

  Work Commission Details
Interpolationen (solo piano) (2018) Commissioned by Michael Kieran Harvey as a contribution to MOVE Record's 50th anniversary celebration CD recording project.
Digital sheet music sample At the Limits of Entropy : for wind band (2009) Written at the invitation of Simon Reade for the Hobart Wind Symphony in 2008
Digital sheet music sample love sparks at the end of a rainbow : for saxophone quartet (1997) Commissioned by Tasmanian Saxophone Quartet.