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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The Texas Tech University Opera Theatre is presenting Mozart's "The Magic Flute" tonight, Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater. The conductor is a world famous artist who has a long history with "The Magic Flute" going back many decades through Europe and the Americas. He's our guest on the Front Row today.

The Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance is currently producing the play, "Hay Fever" by Noël Coward. We sit down with Dean Nolen, the head of acting and directing to talk about this production. Listen below or on the NPR One app!

The production is this weekend on Thursday the 13th through Sunday the 16th. Thursday through Saturday at 7:30PM, and Sunday at 2PM.

One of the Texas Tech University School of Music's wind ensembles is heading to the College Band Directors National Association Convention. It's quite an honor, they'll have a home concert before they leave. We'll have all the details on today's show.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the Texas Tech University School of Music, in the office of Dr. Eric Allen who is associate director of bands. We are also joined by Dr. Lisa Garner Santa who is professor of flute here at Texas Tech School of Music.

The Texas Tech University School of music presents a world premiere concerto Saturday night featuring world-class artists who will also record work while in Lubbock. Listen to all the details on today's edition of The Front Row!

The Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture and Performance Series gets its Spring season underway this Friday evening with a concert in the Allen Theater on the Texas Tech campus. On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the office of Dóri Bosnyák, who is the director of the Presidential Lecture and Performance Series here at Texas Tech University. Listen to her full interview below for more details about this week's show.

The show is Friday, February 7th at 7PM. Tickets available online.

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