Glen Barkman’s Info

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“SOME DAY” – This song is one i recorded for a dear friend of mine.  It tells a story of a passion we share for kayaking.  The beginning represents the sun glistening on the water.  It then settles into a rhythm – a steady beat – one that you feel if you’ve ever gone kayaking.  The waves soon hit and the song becomes more percussive in nature.  It’s so much fun when you’re up against the waves of the ocean and the boat is bobbing up and down.  It moves back to the rhythm and ends up in serenity once again.  Hope you enjoy!  Cheers. G.

Highlights

  • Songwriter for World Vision’s Youth Musical “The Other Side of The River”

  • Associateship – Royal Conservatory of Toronto, Canada (ARCT)

  • BA – Music and Ministry from Briercrest Schools, SK, Canada

  • Studied classical piano – Thomas Manshart (protégé of Cortot) University of Regina, SK, Canada

  • Instructor (15 years): classic music theory & music appreciation

  • Instructor (25 years): private / group piano lessons & community programs

  • Youth coordinator: music lessons, choirs, musical festivals, performances, events

  • Church pianist

  • Arranger for various theatrical and concert events including orchestral scoring

  • Session player/keyboardist/accompanist (15 years): various recording projects, rock and roll band, jazz trio, weddings, funerals, special and charity events

  • Concert bands / jazz bands: lead trumpeter

  • Community orchestra: lead trumpeter, lead French horn

  • Songwriter: TV, radio ads and a variety of Chemainus theatrical productions

  • TV/film/internet underscoring: Charlie White Fishing show, Ned, independent film

  • Producer/writer/arranger/sound engineer

  • Dining room performer / movie extra

  • Volunteer basketball coach (Pacific Christian School)

  • Keyboardist for band Santa Clara

  • Composer of children’s and adult piano books

Barkman’s Music

1213 Camas Court

Victoria, BC, Canada

Contact Information:

(250) 380-2725

[email protected]

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