Barry Cockcroft

Barry is at the forefront of classical and contemporary saxophone in Australia. In 1997 he performed in Germany, France, Spain, New Zealand, Brisbane and Melbourne. He teaches at the University of Melbourne and the Victorian College of the Arts and has also received critical acclaim for his contemporary compositions for saxophone.

Barry is at the forefront of classical and contemporary saxophone in Australia. In 1997 he performed in Germany, France, Spain, New Zealand, Brisbane and Melbourne. He studied with the late Peter Clinch and for two years in France with Jacques Net, Marie-Bernadette Charrier and Jean-Marie Londeix gaining the coveted Medaille d'Or for saxophone performance. Barry teaches at the University of Melbourne and the Victorian College of the Arts and has received critical acclaim for his contemporary compositions for saxophone.

Artist's website: www.barrysax.com

Barry Cockcroft appears on

Bright Tracks

Performer: Soprano Saxophone

Winner of the 1998 ABC Classic FM "Listeners' Choice" Award, this double CD set brings together chamber music by Brenton Broadstock, one of Australia's most well- established and respected composers.

sunburnt aftertones

Performer: Saxophone

The chamber music of Katy Abbott. Her chamber works span her career to date and are perhaps the best example of her capacity to immediately engage the audience in an evocative sound world.