SOS Saxophone Orchestra - Alain Crepin, conductor, Barry Cockcroft, soloist

Saxophonist and composer, Barry Cockcroft’s music has received thousands of performances throughout the world and is regularly played in 40 countries. He is a long-time member of the International Saxophone Committee. Barry has been concerto soloist with the United States Navy Band and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He has played regularly with major Australian orchestras and for more than 15 years has been a guest with the Malaysian Philharmonic. Barry has visited 70+ countries and continues to compose for the saxophone and perform throughout the world. Barry has given masterclasses at leading institutions including the Paris Conservatoire (France) and was an adjudicator at the Adolphe Sax International Competition (Belgium). He studied in Australia with Dr. Peter Clinch for 5 years and for 2 years in Bordeaux France with saxophonists Jacques Net, Marie-Bernadette Charrier, and Jean-Marie Londeix. Barry’s compositions have seen successful adoption into mainstream repertoire. His recent work, the Melbourne Concerto, was premiered by the Orquestra Clássica do Centro, Portugal. Since 1995, Barry’s close association with over 120 composers has led to the publication of around 15,000 works. Barry has rallied composers writing the most advanced concert music to remember also the developing players who require a stimulating and original repertoire of their own.. His own pedagogical books have helped to guide thousands of developing musicians and his 120 published works are available exclusively from Reed Music.


  • Jul 13 2018

    SOS Saxophone Orchestra - Alain Crepin, conductor, Barry Cockcroft, soloist

    ensemble performance

    Barry Cockcroft (1972): Melbourne Concerto for soprano saxophone & orchestra - Go, Slow, Blow 

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