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.



Help bring new choral works to life! Consortio provides a gathering place for interested choirs and conductors to find and support a commission for a very reasonable price. My project is a Spanish-language setting of a lovely sacred text by Lope de Vega:

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...Just received the audio for my new song cycle Longing for Home, which premiered at the SourceSong festival this August:

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

Currently Working On...

...a work for the Nova Singers and Laura Lane, on newly written texts by children

...a multi-movement work for mezzo and orchestra

..."Finale-izing" the last scene of my chamber opera SNOW in preparation for reading and performance - stay tuned for further developments!

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Golden Slumbers
Swedish Lullaby