Christine Barron

(9/05/1956, Birmingham, UK) With many years’ experience as a freelance musician, she enjoys an international reputation as a professional composer with over 1,000 compositions to date for orchestra, theatre, radio/television and Boosey & Hawkes Educational and Recorded Music catalogues. Well known in the UK and abroad for her innovative Composition and percussion workshops/masterclasses, including a Percussion Composition Masterclass for an Evelyn Glennie Award, she is the author of two comprehensive percussion books for the award-winning best selling ‘Learn as You Play’ series. These are: Learn As You Play drums and Learn as You Play Tuned Percussion & Timpani. She also hosts innovative composition and percussion workshops/masterclasses for Boosey & Hawkes and Schott Music and is now heavily involved in promoting her new book ‘Drum Styles Made Easy’.