Daniel Barry Resume

      Daniel Barry

9604 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136

University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D., Composition / 1984
M.A., Composition /1982
B.A., Music / 1980
University of Lund, Sweden
Education Abroad Student / 1975-76

Daniel Barry: Music of the Spheres, Origin Classical / 2009
Daniel Barry: Walk All Ways, OA2 Records / 2008
Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra: Meeting of the Waters, OA2 Records / 2007
The Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra: In Progress, Pony boy Records / 2006
Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra: Dreamcatcher, OA2 Records / 2004
The Jazz Police: The Music of Daniel Barry, Origin Records / 2002
Daniel Barry: Red Fish Blue Fish, Daniel Barry Publications / 1997
New Brew: Seattle Jazz Artists, Columbia Records / 1996
Phantom Suite: The Music of Daniel Barry Performed by the Jazz Police, Daniel Barry Publications / 1996
Freedom of Music, the Jazz Police, Bop Cop Records / 1991
The Suspect, Roadside Attraction Big Band, Baggerly Productions / 1990
Wine Country: California's Central Coast, Companion Press / 1988
Death Valley: An Outdoor Audio Adventure, Companion Press / 1987

47 Large Jazz Orchestra (Big Band) pieces published by Daniel Barry Publications / 1990 – 2009
Christmas Morning: A Round in Four Parts, Theodore Presser Co., Bryn Mawr, PA. / 1998
New Music for the Holiday Season: Christmas Morning, Folk Harp Journal, Santa Barbara, CA., Winter / 1986

Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to Jazz Education: The International Association of Jazz Education / 2006
Mount Si High School Jazz Ensemble commission: View From The Top, for jazz orchestra / 2003
Shorewood High School Jazz Ensemble commission: Cry Out Loud, for jazz orchestra / 2003
Colville High School Jazz Ensemble commission: May Day, for jazz orchestra / 2003
Fampop Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Best Instrumental Composition for 2 Emispheres, by Paulo Flores and Daniel Barry / 2002
Composer/Performer in Residence: Amazonas Band, Manaus, Brazil / 2007, 2005 and 2002
Composer/Performer in Residence: Conservatorio Dramatico e Musical “Dr. Carlos De Campos” De Tatui, Sao Paulo, Brazil / 2000 and 1999
Music Director: Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra / 2002 – present
Bellevue High School Jazz Ensemble commission: Milky Way Mambo, for large jazz orchestra / 2000
Musicworks Northwest commission: Dreamcatcher, for large jazz orchestra / 1998
Imperials Music & Youth Organization: Outstanding Faculty Award / 1995
Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Award: Best Concert for A Tribute to Jim Pepper / 1994
Seattle Arts Commission: Diverse Works Grant commissioned the following original compositions and arrangements: Of Ancestors, Children & Spirits, Witchi Tia To and Comin' & Goin' / 1994
Artist in Residence: Washington State Arts Commission / 1990-1996
Artist in Residence: Eastern Oregon Regional Arts Council / 1992-1996
Artist in Residence: Central Oregon Arts In Education Program, 1992-1996
First Prize – Music Teacher's Association of California Composition Contest, Soundscapes For Orchestra / 1987
KMGQ Radio Drama Award for Best Incidental Music, Woyzeck / 1984
Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant, USCB / 1982
Opus I Scholarship, UCSB / 1982
Sherril C. Corwin Composition award for Chamber Music Work, Evocation / 1981
Music Affiliates Scholarship, UCSB / 1979
Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honors Society

Master classes
Amazonas Jazz Festival, Manaus Brazil / 2007
Conservatorio Dramatico e Musical “Dr. Carlos De Campos” De Tatui, Sao Paulo, Brazil /2000
Experience Music Project, Seattle, Washington
Master Artist, Artist Apprenticeship Program / 2000-2002
Director, Young Jazz Composers Program / 2002-2003
Musicworks Northwest, Bellevue, Washington
Director, Advanced Jazz Combo / 1997-2002
Seattle Imperials Music & Youth Organization
Director, Seattle Imperials Advanced Jazz Band / 1992-2001
Seattle Center Academy/Earshot Jazz
Instructor, Hands On Jazz, / 1992-1998
Washington State Arts Commission, Arts in Education
Artist in Residence / 1989-1996
University of Washington Experimental College
Instructor, Jazz Improvisation workshop / 1995-1997
North Seattle Community College
Instructor, Jazz Combo Workshop / 1990-1993
South Seattle Community College
Instructor, Jazz Combo Workshop / 1989-1990
Santa Barbara City College
Instructor, Jazz Combo Workshop/Improvisation / 1986-1988
University of California, Santa Barbara
College of Creative Studies, Lecturer in Music: Afro-Cuban Music / Understanding Latin Rhythms / 1983-85
Department of Music, Teaching Assistant: Theory / Orchestration / Form & Analysis / 1981-84
Department of Black Studies, Teaching Assistant: Music & Society / Afro- American Music / 1982-83
Department of Dance, Accompanist/composer: ballet and modern dance classes / 1983-

Updated:  April 15, 2009

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