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composer , educator

Barney Russell Walker, American composer, educator. Boris Goldovsky Opera Production, New England Conservatory of Music, 1970. Lecturer National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Washington, District of Columbia, 2001—2005; Fellow: Catholic Composer's Forum; member: American Society of Composers.

Background

Walker, Barney Russell was born on September 3, 1946 in East Chicago, Indiana, United States. Son of Sidney Russell and Adeline Antoinette Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Baylor University, 1964—1970. DgM (honorary), Scola di Son of Cecelia, 1983—1984. Master, Armed Forces School of Music, 1977—1979.

Career

Director of music St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Lisle, Illinois, since 1998. Director, navy bands United States Navy, Washington, 1987—1998, arranger, conductor, 1977—1987. Music director American Wagner Society, Chicago, 1974—1977.

Conductor Washington Wind Ensemble, Seattle, 1992—1995. Lecturer National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Washington, since 2001. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1971-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (songs) Organ Symphony No, 1, 1974. Author: Have I Got a Chord For You, 2002. Composer: (albums) Through the Eyes of Faith, 2005.

Membership

Lecturer National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Washington, District of Columbia, 2001—2005. Fellow: Catholic Composer's Forum. Member: American Society of Composers.

Connections

Married Sandra Ruth Polkow, June 4, 1977. Children: Robert Russell, Douglas Darien.

father:
Sidney Russell

mother:
Adeline Antoinette Walker

spouse:
Sandra Ruth Polkow

child:
Douglas Darien Walker

child:
Robert Russell Walker