PAUL BARKER

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Hong Kong

Paul Barker is a freelance composer and Music Education Consultant who studied music with UK composer Patric Stanford at Leeds University in the United Kingdom. He Specialised in piano and composition and also holds a Degree in Music Education and a Diploma In Music from the World Music Foundation.

Many of his works such as 'Roquiem', 'MASSive', ‘Momentium’ and 'Images of Christmas' have been published and performed around the world and he has also written for major events such as the recent Hong Kong World Environmental Conference at the HK Convention Centre. He has also been placed first in the UK Song writing Contest and also represented Hong Kong with a first place award in the International Music Aid Competition. His repertoire also comprises 3 full musicals including ‘Paradise Park’ which reached the finals of the Vivian Elis Prize Competition in London and extensive work for theatre, radio and video in the UK and Middle East.

Many of his choral works have been performed by leading choirs around the world including the Australian Youth Choir, Chesterfield Choral Society, St Paulus Choir Vorden in Germany, the International Schools Choral Society in Asia and numerous prestigious international schools such as Dulwich College. 'MASSive' has recently received high profile performances in Hong Kong, South Korea, United Kingdom and Germany. He has produced a new catalogue of music for the Nuvo Instrumental Company and in December 2014 was a finalist in the UK Song writing Contest with the seasonal song ‘Angels in The Wind' and Commended Award for 'Pie Jesu' from 'MASSive'.

His Orchestral music has also featured in South Africa, China, UK and at the recent Mid-West Clinic in the USA and is published with international publishing houses such as JW Pepper/Wingert-Jones and Carl Fischer Music. He has recently been commissioned to compose for the English Schools Foundation 50th Anniversary in Hong Kong and continues to feature with 5 CD albums on Spotify/iTunes and other leading streaming services including Naxos CD’s. His music publishing company Paul Barker Music continues to be committed to increase and broaden its catalogue of new and original music for choirs and orchestra of all levels around the world and actively engages with conductors and music organisations to facilitate high quality performances and recordings in the most cost effective and efficient way possible.

Score catalogue

Adoramus Te - (SAB Choir and Full Orchestra Version) - Choir + orchestra
Adoramus Te - (Full Orchestra Version) - Orchestra
Adoramus Te - (String Orchestral Version) - String orchestra
Adoramus Te - (SAB Choir & Piano Version) - Choir + keyboard
Also Sprach Zarathustra - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Angels In the Wind (Score & Parts) - Large mixed ensemble
Ave Maria (Flexi-Band)) - (Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series) - Large mixed ensemble
Build Me A Snowman - Choir + keyboard
Capriccio (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Caro Mio Ben (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series For Early Bands Grade 2+ - Large mixed ensemble
Chanson De Matin (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Circle of 5ths (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Code X - An Orchestral Thriller! - Orchestra
Colossus (et Spiritus) Full Orchestra - Full Orchestra Version - Orchestra
Colossus (et Spiritus) SAB Choir and Full Orchestra - SAB Choir and Full Orchestra - Choir + orchestra
Colossus (et Spiritus) SAB Choir and Keyboard - SAB Choir and Keyboard - Choir + keyboard
Deus Orchestral - Full Orchestra Academic Concert Series - Intermediate - Orchestra
Deus Rock - SAB Choir - Full Orchestra - Rock Band - Orchestra - Choir + orchestra
Deus Strings - String orchestra
Dido & Aeneas - Hornpipe - From the Dido & Aeneas Orchestral Suite - String orchestra
Dido & Aeneas - Orchestral Overture - From the Dido & Aeneas Orchestral Suite - String orchestra
Dimensions - Academic Concert Series - Intermediate - String orchestra
Dolorium - Solo Violin and String Orchestra - String orchestra
Dramatica - Lead Guitar Solo & String Orchestra - Orchestra + solo Electric Guitar, standard tuning [tab]
Dramatica For Cello Solo - Solo Solo Violoncello + piano
Dramatica For Lead Guitar & Piano/Keyboard - Solo Electric Bass [notation] + piano
Dramatica For Viola Solo - Solo Solo Viola + piano
Dramatica For Violin Solo - Solo Violin 1 + piano
Dreamscape - A Transcendental Orchestral Journey for String Orchestra - String orchestra
East Bay Beat (Flexi-Band) - (Flexi-Band Pop Series) - Large mixed ensemble
Eine Kleine Rock-Musik (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Enigma (Cello & Piano) - Solo Violoncello + piano
Enigma (Clarinet & Piano) - Solo Clarinet in Bb + piano
Enigma (Electric Guitar & Piano) - TAB and Traditional Notation Included - Solo Electric Guitar, standard tuning [tab] + piano
Enigma (Flute & Piano) - Solo Flute + piano
Enigma (Oboe & Piano) - Solo Oboe + piano
Enigma (Viola & Piano) - Solo Viola + piano
Enigma (Acoustic Guitar & Piano) - TAB and Traditional Notation Included - Solo Acoustic Guitar [notation] + piano
Enigma (Alto Saxophone & Piano) - Solo Alto Saxophone + piano
Enigma (Tenor Saxophone & Piano) - Solo Tenor Saxophone + piano
Enigma (Violin & Piano) - Academic Concert Solo Series - Solo Solo Violin + piano
Fanfare and Ceremony (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Fanfare For Freedom - Special Edition - (Special Extended Version for String Orchestra) - String orchestra
Fanfare For Freedom - Special Edition - Special extended edition for Full Orchestra - Orchestra
Festival Overture - String orchestra
Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series Multi-Bundle 1 - Also Sprach Zarathustra - Ode To Joy - Nimrod - Large mixed ensemble
Funk.Com (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Für Elise (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series (UK Grade 3+ - USA Grade 2+) - Large mixed ensemble
Gloria (String Orchestra) - String orchestra
Hallelujah! (Orchestra & Rock Band) - Orchestra + solo Electric Guitar, standard tuning [tab]
Hallelujah! (SAB & Piano) - Choir + keyboard
Hornpipe (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Arrangment From Handel's Water Music Suite - Large mixed ensemble
Hosanna (String Orchestra) - String orchestra
Hungarian Dance No 5 (Flexi-Band) - (Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series) - Large mixed ensemble
illuminatus - String orchestra
iMotion for Strings - String orchestra
Jupiter from The Planets (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Karma Mantra II - Karma Trilogy - Choir + keyboard
Karma Nirvana I - Karma Trillogy - Choir + orchestra
Karma Satori III - From The ’Karma’ Trilogy - Choir + orchestra
Kyrie Eleison - (SAB Choir and Piano) - Choir + keyboard
Lament for Cello - Solo Solo Violoncello + piano
Lament for Viola - Solo Solo Viola + piano
Lament for Violin - Solo Solo Violin + piano
Largo - New World Symphony (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Lumière (Viola & Piano) - Academic Concert Solo Series - Solo Viola + piano
Lumière (Violin & Piano) - Solo Solo Violin + piano
Lumière (Cello & Piano) - Academic Concert Solo Series - Solo Violoncello + piano
Lumière (Clarinet & Piano) - Solo Clarinet in Bb + piano
Lumière (Flute & Piano) - Academic Concert Solo Series - Solo Flute + piano
Marcato March - A Gentle March in the Fun Style of Percy Grainger Intermediate Level - UK Grade 3+ & USA Level 2+ - Orchestra
March From The Nutcracker (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band arrangment based on Tchaikovsky's Nimrod from the Enigma Variations - Large mixed ensemble
Midnight Swing (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Mozart's 40th Symphonic Rock (Flexi-Band) - Based on Mozart's Symphony No.40 in Gm - Large mixed ensemble
Mysteria - A Spellbinding Orchestral Adventure! - String orchestra
New World Anthem - Piano Solo - Solo instrument (Piano)
Night Train (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Nimrod - Enigma Variations (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band arrangment from Elgar's Enigma Variations - Large mixed ensemble
Ode To Joy - Simply Strings Easy Arrangment - String orchestra
Ode To Joy (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Ode To Joy (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Pachebel’s Canon Rock (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Parallel Lines (Alto Saxophone and Piano) - Solo Alto Saxophone + piano
Parallel Lines (Clarinet and Piano) - Solo Clarinet in Bb + piano
Parallel Lines (Tenor Saxophone and Piano) - Solo Tenor Saxophone + piano
Phantasia - String orchestra
Pie Jesu - Choir
Pop Tastic (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Quantum - String orchestra
Quasar - String orchestra
Rock .Com (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Rock Central (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Rock Shot! (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Rock Tube (Flexi-Band) - (Flexi-Band Pop Series) - Large mixed ensemble
Rock-Tube (Rock Band Version) Feat. Lead Guitar - (Rock Band Series) - Pop group
RockAtude (Orchestral Version) - (Featuring Rock Band and Orchestra) - Large mixed ensemble
Rondo Alla Swing (Flexi-Band) - (Based on Beethoven's Rondo Alla Turca) - Large mixed ensemble
Scherzino - Carnival Jest From Vienna - String orchestra
Sheep May Safely Graze (Flexi-Band) - (Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series) - Large mixed ensemble
Slavonic Dance No 8 (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Sonorous - Piano Moments Series - Solo instrument (Piano)
Souled Out (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Spirit of Freedom - Orchestra
Stardust* (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
String Spritza - String orchestra
Stringtando (Violin & Piano) - Solo instrument (Violin 1)
Surprise Symphony (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Swing-A-Tude - Big band
Tambourin Rock (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
The Entertainer (Flexi-Band) - Large mixed ensemble
The Maze - String orchestra
The Millennium Suite (Full Orchestra) - 2020 Edition - Orchestra
The Millennium Suite (String Orchestra) - String Orchestral Version - String orchestra
The Swing Katz (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Timeless - (String Orchestra - Piano - Timpani) - String orchestra
Toccata - Piano Moments Collection - Solo instrument (Piano)
Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons Autumn Rock (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons Winter Ballad (Flexi-Band) - Flexi-Band Classical Pop Series - Large mixed ensemble
Vortex (String Orchestra Version) - String Orchestra - Piano - Percussion - String orchestra
William Tell Overture - Flexi-Band Classical Concert Series - Large mixed ensemble
Xenom - Orchestra