Gary Barnett
Gary Barnett


March 2008

Gary  Barnett  


Following a guest appearance with the Pasadena Symphony, the Los Angeles Times wrote of Gary Barnett as being a "thoughtful and meditative piano soloist." Barnett has concertized in major cities throughout the world including New York, Vienna, London, Paris, Prague, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, Singapore, and Pune, India. As a concerto soloist with orchestras across the United States and abroad, Barnett has performed under the baton of Brian Priestman, Loris Tjeknavorian, Yuri Poghosian, Jeff Manookian, among others. The Salt Lake Tribune has capitalized Barnett's talent as being "a virtuoso of the highest order."

Dr. Barnett was the grand prize winner of the 1997 Ernst Krenek/Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition. His past teachers include Jack Winerock, Lev Vlassenko, Manahem Pressler, Jeff Manookian, and Gary Amano. He has given master-classes and lecture-recitals throughout the world which include the RoyalAcademy of Music in London, Saint Geroge's School in Rome, the NanyangAcademy of Arts in Singapore, and the National Conservatory of Music in Quito, Ecuador. He has served on the piano faculties of the University of Texas Pan American and Westfield State College, Massachusetts, and in summers at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.

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