Sax in New York

I have just finished 10 days working with American composer Perry Goldstein. He has written works for such notable performers as Juilliard Quartet cellist Joel Krosnick and pianist Gilbert Kalish, pianist Eliza Garth, the Aurelia, Prism, and Capitol Saxophone...

United States Navy Band

I have just finished a fantastic weekend premiering a new concerto 'Flying Colours' by Australian composer Matthew Orlovich. The US navy band is perhaps the finest concert band in the world and it was fantastic to be able to work with such an amazing group of...

Australia Council Grant

I am very pleased to have received significant support from the Australia Council for the Arts in their recent funding round. With financial assistance from the Australia Council I will be attending both the International Saxophone Symposium in January and the British...

International Saxophone Symposium

I am looking forward to performing at the International Saxophone Symposium in the USA next month. The opening night concert with the United States Navy Band will feature 3 other soloists including Branford Marsalis - international recording artist, Chien Kwan-Lin -...

Kenneth Tse and Rock Me!

Many thanks to American saxophonist Kenneth Tse for performing my solo saxophone piece 'Rock Me' on his recent masterclass and recital tour. April 24-27, 2010 Concert and master class tour: April 25th Andrea's Music Salon, Philadelphia April 26th George Mason...

Tutti Beijing 2011

In July 2011, I will be performing and giving masterclasses for saxophone players at Tutti World Youth Music in Beijing. Tutti world youth music beijing is an exciting new week long event for school age musicians ands singers from around the world. It will provide the...

Rock Me!

I have just finished the score for my composition Rock Me! It is now available for sale through Reed Music. I wrote this piece at the end of 2007 when I was undertaking a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts. As with many of my pieces I started out with an...

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the website of Australian saxophonist and composer, Barry Cockcroft. On this site, you will find recordings, sheet music excerpts, program notes and background information for many of my compositions. I hope that you will find this useful. If...

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