Barry Singer has been making music since the age of six, with formal training on piano starting at age eight. By his teenage years, he was playing woodwinds, keyboards, electric and string bass extensively throughout his native southwestern Connecticut, as well as arranging and composing for various groups.
Since arriving in Boston in 1975 to attend Berklee College of Music, Barry has been an active instrumentalist, vocalist, conductor and composer in the Boston area . His keyboard and saxophone work have been featured on stage, in the orchestra pit and in the studio with several area groups. He founded the award-winning a cappella group "Serious Fun" and was conductor and music director of the Sudbury Savoyards theatre company.
As a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Barry has appeared in numerous concerts, recordings and tours with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras.
Most recently, Barry was music director and arranger for the renowned local theatre group Arlington Friends of Drama, is currently the music director of the Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, and also the Interim Conductor of the Philharmonic Society of Arlington.
Other current work includes solo jazz , small group engagements, piano accompaniment , solo vocal work, and playing with the Boston-based band "Firefly".