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

Dorothy Chansky in the KTTZ-FM studio.
Kaysie Ellingson

On today’s Front Row, we visit with Dorothy Chansky, Director of the Humanities Center at Texas Tech University, as well as the lecturer scheduled to discuss “Food and the Military,” at this week’s Humanities lecture. Listen to the full interview at the top of the article.

Dean Noel Zahler

On this episode of the Front Row, Noel Zahler, Dean of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts, talks about his time working in Lubbock.

How has your time in Lubbock been so far?

It’s gone by in a flash. It’s been very busy and as you might imagine the college is growing both literally and in terms of its enrollment and the number of students who are interested in us. Also in the number of things that we do in the community and throughout all the disciplines that we serve.

What role did the windmill play in American history? Tonya Meadows, director of marketing at the American Wind Power Center, joins the Front Row to give us a tour and rundown of the center's history.

How did the American Wind Power Center begin?

Right before Valentine’s Day, Moonlight Broadway will put on a production of a compilation of timeless love stories. On this episode of the Front Row, we talk with founder and director of Moonlight Broadway, Gerald Dolter, to give us an inside look at the upcoming performance.

Tell us about this special Valentine’s Day presentation.

On this special edition of the Front Row, we visit with 15-year-old violinist, Daniel Bae. Bae is originally from Lubbock, and currently resides in Los Angeles. He will be a guest on the next From The Top, which airs Saturday, Jan 20.

How do you like living in Los Angeles?