Barry is an internationally respected musician who plays both electric and upright basses, is comfortable in virtually any genre, doubles on piano and contributes strong vocals.
Barry conducts lectures about music for libraries, schools, organizations, and other groups.
“How Music Works” - a class or series of classes exploring many aspects of music, aimed at increasing music understanding and appreciation.
"The Beatles - 50 Years Later", a very popular single session lecture exploring why The Beatles were so much more than just another pop band.
An educator for many years, Barry teaches music at the State University of New York and Ramapo College in New Jersey, various municipal school systems and privately for students of all ages and levels.