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.

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On this episode of the Front Row, we’re talking in detail about the upcoming Presidential Lecture and Performance series with the director of the series, Jo Moore.

Tell us about the upcoming event for the series.

We have a fellow named Sammy Miller, who is a Grammy-Nominated, Juilliard schooled drummer and band-leader, who after he graduated with his Master’s degree from Juilliard actually formed this band called Sammy Miller and the Congregation.

Clint Barrick interviews Jorgen van Rijen.
Kaysie Ellingson

On this episode of The Front Row, famous trombonist, Jorgen van Rijen, principal trombonist of Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, takes time during his visit to Texas Tech to talk with us about his journey with the trombone.

Tell us about you and your journey with the trombone.

Dr. Eric Allen
Kaysie Ellingson

On this episode of the Front Row, we learn about an upcoming concert taking place at one of Lubbock’s local churches this weekend. Joining us to talk about the performance at LakeRidge United Methodist Church is Dr. Eric Allen, Coordinator of Instrumental and Special Music.

Philip Mann, Director of Orchestral Studies and Professor of Practice at Texas Tech School of Music.
Texas Tech University Website

On this episode of The Front Row, Texas Tech University Orchestra's conductor Philip Mann talks about their upcoming concert on Sunday. The performance will feature Gustav Holst's composition "The Planets", as well as the University's Women's Chorale.

Dr. Stephen Balch receiving National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush.
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On today's episode of The Front Row, we talk with Director of the Institute of the study of Western Civilization, Dr. Stephen Balch.

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