Alister Barker

Cellist Alister Barker studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester in the UK with Kim Bak Dinitzen and Karine Georgian. Since returning home to Australia in 2005, he has performed frequently in Melbourne as a soloist and a chamber and orchestral musician. 

Alister has broadcast live on ABC Classic FM and 3MBS FM, and between 2007 and 2009 attended the Australian National Academy of Music as a student of Howard Penny and Nicholas Bochner. He performs as a casual musician with Orchestra Victoria, Victorian Opera, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and numerous other organisations. 

Passionate about music education, Alister has taught extensively in both the UK and Australia.

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