Works performed by Earplay:

Mind's Fear / Heart's Delight

Barbara White was born in Boston and was educated at Harvard/Radcliffe (A.B.) and the University of Pittsburgh (M.A., Ph.D.). She has received commissions from the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York New Music Ensemble, Boston Musica Viva, the Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players, the Fromm Foundation, and the Koussevitzky Foundation. Recent and upcoming performances include the Aspen Music Festival, Speculum Musicae, New Millennium Ensemble, Zeltsman Marimba Festival, the Orchestra of St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Eighth Blackbird, and Boston Musica Viva and the Chameleon Arts Ensemble. White's honors and awards include a Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship.

White has performed her clarinet works with the Fromm Foundation Contemporary Music Series at Harvard, Frente de Danza Independiente (Quito, Ecuador), the Florida International Festival of New Music, as well as on her first solo CD, When the Smoke Clears. A second CD, Apocryphal Stories, was released in 2004. She has a longstanding interest in interdisciplinary collaboration, specifically in working with dance and video.

In 1998, Barbara White joined the faculty of the Princeton University Music Department, where she is now Associate Professor.

[from program for November 12, 2007 concert]