Carol Barnett is an American composer. Barnett's compositions range from solo piano, voice, chorus, diverse chamber ensembles, orchestra, and wind ensemble. She is a charter member of the American Composers Forum, a former McKnight fellow, and her works, including the popular Bluegrass Mass, are performed internationally. Click here to peruse or purchase works by this audacious and engaging female composer!



Rising golden sun,
the music of a new day;
come, share it with me.

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carol@carolbarnett.net


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RECENT GOOD NEWS


...Delighted and humbled:


King's Singers Jury Commendation

"It is a privilege to commend Carol E Barnett on this poignantly lovely work filled with surprising lilts and contrapuntal movement between the voices."



...Thanks to Singing City for inviting me to their recent panel discussion, "Composing for Choirs"
Click below for full video!

Singing City panel discussion


....Check out the recent Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Mahler Project video - click below to start at my interview segment, and scroll back for a deep dive into Mahler 5:



...Shaker Suite: Canterbury recently recorded on PARMA Recording's live stream:



..."A Guide to the Music of Carol Barnett" by Dr. Matthew Bumbach published in Chorus America's Research Memorandum Series

...Just published by E. C. Schirmer, "My People Are Rising," my piece for women's chorus, violin, and doumbek inspired by Mohja Kahf's unfinished poem about the Syrian revolution.




...select Beady Eyes Publications titles can now be found on Graphite Publishing’s Marketplace page


...Into the Fire recently performed by Saint John UMC Choir and Monroe Crossing:

Currently Working On...


...A setting of Minnesota poet Louis Jenkins' "Witches" for mezzo and piano

...Revising the libretto of my chamber opera, SNOW, in preparation for reading and performance - stay tuned for further developments!

Hot Off the Press...


..."Summer 2020" for organ and French horn, to be premiered at the AGO conference in Seattle 2022

..."A Monument to Adam" for chorus and bluegrass band, for the Cantata Singers/will wickham

...Will's Ladies, for Clara Osowski and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra/Will Schrickel

Premiere Opportunities

Elegy
SATB/viola/handbells/strings

Golden Slumbers
SATB a cappella

Snow
chamber opera


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