Mrs. Margaret Barrett
Adjunct Professor of Music Theory
Location: FA 322
Margaret Barrett received her Bachelor of Music from Baylor University, under the tutelage of Dr. Scott McAllister for composition and Dr. James Williams for piano performance.
Barrett stayed at Baylor for her Master of Music in composition, which she completed in 2010. During this degree she continued to study with Dr. Scott McAllister, save for a stint in Prague at the Czech-American Summer Music Institute in 2009, where she studied with Florida State’s Dr. Ladislav Kubik. She was awarded the Baylor School of Music Graduate Academic Achievement Award in 2010, after her lecture on her thesis work: “Lectio Divina”.
Barrett was hired for the 2010-2011 academic year as an adjunct faculty member at Baylor University and the local McLennan Community College. She taught composition, theory, ear-training, and served as a collaborative pianist.
The summer of 2011, Barrett moved to the Dallas area, where she works as a freelance composer and continues to teach at the University of Texas at Arlington, as well as at North Lake Community College. Barrett also serves on the board with Dallas’ primary new music ensemble, Voices of Change.