David Barrett

Singer, songwriter, performer, producer, stellar musician,  composer, audio engineer, David Barrett’s career continues to  gather accolades, and deservedly so.  He has an amazing  breath and depth  of knowledge and experience in the music business. David can talk with equal ease about the art  of creating music and songs , the practicalities of  publishing,  the business of the music industry, and how one makes a sustainable career out of it all. “As the director of Lamb’s Retreat for Songwriters, I have witnessed David Barrett’s uncanny ability to capture and hold an audience’s interest, whether performing or teaching a workshop…” — John D. Lamb, Director-Springfed Arts barrett

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Master Classes and Workshops

He’s composed for the Olympic games. He’s written Emmy winning scores for PBS documentaries. His television themes have been broadcast nationally on CBS & ABC. His song One Shining Moment has been sung by Grammy award winners, Jennifer Hudson, Luther Vandross and Teddy Pendergrass – a song that remains iconic in the American songbook. He has toured at length with the legendary Art Garfunkel. As an in-demand producer of records as well as commercial music, he is also finds time to sit in as a session player with his beloved Olson guitar. He has an extensive knowledge of the business of music born out of years of experience, with an eye for how it relates to the artist and songwriter.

Classes:

  • SONG ARCHITECTURE/SONG SHAPING
  • ABC’S OF PUBLISHING & SELF PUBLISHING
  • INSPIRATION AND MOVING IDEAS FORWARD

Quotes

“It is my pleasure to recommend David Barrett for a composer-residency and master class instructor. He served in that capacity at UofArkansas-Little Rock and my songwriting students were delighted at his insights and gentle manner in the master class…” — Dr. Robert Boury, University of Arkansas – Little Rock "After becoming acquainted with David’s past & current credentials as a songwriter, I included him on the faculty for our Songwriters School at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas. It proved to be a valuable addition…and we will certainly have him back in future years." — Dalis Allen, Producer, Kerrville Folk Festival

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    In 1987 Red House Records released John Gorka’s first full length recording, entitled “ I Know”. It hailed the arrival of a major talent, Not long after, Rolling Stone called John “ the leading voice of the New- Folk Movement”. John’s career has continued to grow and expand over the next nearly 3 decades, with […]

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