Barrie Webb studied trombone with Vinko Globokar and conducting with Constantin Bugeanu. His performances include numerous international broadcasts and venues such as Suntory Hall, Tokyo and Carnegie Recital Hall, New York.
His repertoire for solo trombone includes several concertos and a variety of international performance projects, beginning with The Japan Project (published on CD in 2002). He gained a Leverhulme Fellowship 2012-14 to fund four new recording projects, including Cain Katsumi Yokoyama’s Requiem… ad Vitam Aeternam for solo trombone and Contemporary Trombone Classics, a retrospective of fifty years of contemporary trombone music (published in 2016).
He enjoys parallel activity as conductor, working with professional orchestras, contemporary ensembles and with young musicians.
In 2007 he was Guest Editor for the Contemporary Music Review, Vol.26, No.2: Contemporary Performance, contributing three articles: ‘Performing Berio’s Sequenza V’, ‘Richard Barrett’s ‘Imaginary’ Trombone’ and the autobiographical ‘Partners in Creation’. He also completed a book chapter about the conducting methods of Constantin Bugeanu, published in 2014.