Born in Iowa and raised in Minnesota, Carol Barnett is a flutist as well as a composer. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she studied composition with Paul Fetler and Dominick Argento and she is a charter member of the American Composers Forum. She has been a fellow at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France and has also been a composer in residence with the Dale Warland Singers.
Her music has been performed by the Minnesota Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Gregg Smith Singers, the Harvard Glee Club, and the Ankor Children's Choir of Jerusalem. At present she teaches at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Her unaccompanied choral piece, Eternal Life With Thee, is available through Sisra Publications, the name used by Arsis Press for ASCAP composers.
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