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

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra is presenting Masterworks concerts this weekend at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre. On today's show we'll unpack all the details and visit with the artists.

Maestro David Cho and pianist William Westney are our guests on today's show as we talk about these concerts.

The J.T. And Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts has launched an initiative aimed at recruiting international students and fostering collaboration with international Universities.  Dean Noel Zahler is our guest on today’s edition of The Front Row.

Two great choral works for the holidays are being offered to the Lubbock community this weekend. Our guest, Dr. John Hollins tells us all about Handel's Messiah and Vivaldi's Gloria on today's edition of the Front Row.

Listen here or on the NPR One app.

Ballet Lubbock presents the Nutcracker Ballet this week. These performances will be the last in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre.

Helen Hunter and Yvonne Racz Key will guide us through this year's production on this episode of The Front Row. Listen here or on the NPR One App.

The Vesper Concert Series of First United Methodist Church presents the British Choral Ensemble Voces8 this Sunday at 5pm.  Our guest, Dr. Seung-Won Cho, helps us unpack all the details on today’s show!

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