Clint Barrick

Director of Programming

Clinton Barrick is Station Manager and Director of Programming for the network of stations that comprise Texas Tech Public Radio. He has served in this capacity for over twenty-five years, providing Classical Music to the airwaves of the South Plains and expanding Texas Tech Public Radio’s offering of news and cultural programs in response to station and network growth.

Mr. Barrick is actively involved in church music, having served as music director in churches and synagogues since the 1980s.

He is also one of the staff pianists for the Texas Tech University School of Music where he plays for the internationally-known University Choir and performs concerts with faculty and select students.  Barrick has performed in recital throughout Central Europe and the Middle East as well as the United States where he has most recently appeared with Karl Dent, Sue Arnold, and Kathryn Barnes-Burroughs, all members of the Texas Tech University Voice Faculty.  In addition, Barrick has appeared in concert with Texas Tech Alumni David Gaschen, Bruce Ford, Marcus Haddock, and Susan Graham.  In March 1998, he made his Carnegie Hall debut as tenor soloist in Pergolesi’s Magnificat.  In the spring of 2010, Barrick returned to Carnegie Hall for concerts as pianist with the Texas Tech University Choir.  In 2007, Barrick played for the Grammy-nominated ensemble Conspirare and the Texas Tech University Choir at a festival of American choral music in Austin, Texas.  Barrick has written program annotations for concerts at the Texas Tech University School of Music and has been published in the periodical, Classical Singer.

Clint's family includes his wife Jeannie and daughter Rachel.

Ways to Connect

Emily Wilkinson and Lindsey Maestri
Kaysie Ellingson

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts is initiating a new event that aims to expose more people to Lubbock’s Art. This Saturday kicks off the Art Ride LBK, a once-a-month community bike tour of public art. Lindsey Maestri, Community Engagement Manager at LHUCA and Emily Wilkinson, Public Art Director at Texas Tech University, join the Front Row to talk about the event.

Tell us about the project that LHUCA is starting.

Maestri: We are launching Art Ride LBK, which will be an art tour of downtown and the depot district, via bicycle.

The Vernacular Music Center at Texas Tech University School of Music is home to the Mariachi Ensemble. They’re collaborating with Lubbock High School to put on a performance this Friday night. Dr. Lauryn Salazar, professor of ethnomusicology, and Greg Cavasos, director of the mariachi program for all of LIUSD.

Dr. Salazar, you direct the mariachi program here at Tech. Tell us a little bit about what that is and your involvement with it.

Dr. William Westney
Kaysie Ellingson

Saturday night the Texas Tech School of Music is presenting the 42nd Annual Scholarship Concert. Dr. William Westney shares more about this event on the second part of this two-part episode of The Front Row.

One of the big pieces is the second of the four Rachmaniov concert, which you will be playing. Tell us a little of your history with this concerto.

Texas Tech University Website

Saturday night the Texas Tech School of Music is presenting the 42nd Annual Scholarship Concert. Dr. Alan Zabriskie, Director of Choral Studies, and Dr. Lauryn Salazar shares more about the event on the first of this two-part episode of The Front Row.

Dr. Salazar tell us a little bit about you and your journey to Texas Tech.

Lloyd Maines, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Amanda Shires at the Lubbock Lights press conference.
Kaysie Ellingson

Lubbock Lights 2018 is tonight in the Allen Theatre, featuring famous Lubbock musicians, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Amanda Shires and Lloyd Maines. Jo Moore, director of the Texas Tech Presidential Lecture and Performance Series, visits with the Front Row to share more about the event.

Tell us a little bit about what began Lubbock Lights.

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