CCU Spotlights

Kwami Barnett

Kwami Barnett

Affiliate Professor of Music
School of Music

Professional Accomplishments:

Kwami Barnett is a professional musician and instructor in Greeley, CO. He assists with the music ministry as co-orchestra director at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Fort Collins and maintains an active clarinet studio throughout northern Colorado. Mr. Barnett is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in clarinet performance from the University of Northern Colorado, studying under Dr. Lauren Jacobson.

Prior to his appointment at CCU, he performed with orchestras and wind bands throughout the eastern United States. Mr. Barnett also performed with the United States Army Band at Fort Lee, VA. He has traveled abroad on several international missions tours to South America, Europe, Jordan, and the Caribbean. He is featured on the recording project entitled “Romeo and Juliet,” with Dana Landry and the University of Northern Colorado Lab One Jazz Ensemble. He also performed with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Wind Ensemble on the premiere recording of “The Frozen Cathedral” by John Mackey. Mr. Barnett earned the BA in Music Performance with an education emphasis from Lee University, and the MM degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His other teachers have included David Schafer, Kelly Burke, Anthony Taylor, and Jason Shafer.

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