Dr. Daniel Barry is an accomplished composer, conductor and trumpet player. His music falls primarily into the jazz category, but integrates elements garnered from advanced classical music studies along with residency and festival performances in Europe and South America. Daniel is a Fulbright Scholar and has received honors from Artist Trust, 4Culture, Seattle City Arts, and the Visby International Centre for Composers. Daniel has received commissions from the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and the Seattle Girl Choir and has over 50 published compositions for Jazz Orchestra that are performed by professional and student ensembles worldwide. His composition River of Doubt was performed by the Seattle Wind Symphony in 2015.
He lives in Seattle, Washington where he writes for and performs regularly with his Celestial Rhythm Orchestra and the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra. Daniel has numerous recordings on Origin Records, Origin Classical and Pony Boy Records.
Dr. Barry holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of California at Santa Barbara.