Clinton Barrick is the 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.