Barbara Monk

Barbara Monk Feldman 

Barbara Monk Feldman was born in 1953 in Quebec, Canada. She received a Master in Music at McGill University in Montreal, a Ph.D. in Music at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she studied with Morton Feldman, to whom she was married in 1987.

She has been a guest lecturer for performances of her music at the Ferienkürse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt 1988-94, and she has also lectured at universities in the United States and Canada. Her article “Music and the Picture Plane” has been published in res 32 (1997) and in Contemporary Music Review, (1998). Her compositions have been performed at festivals in Europe, Japan and North America, including the Festival Nieuwe Muziek (Middelburg), the Other Minds Festival (San Francisco), MaerzMusik (Berlin), and have been recorded for radio by BBC London, BRT Brussels, CBC Montreal, HR Frankfurt and WDR Cologne.


Her scores are available at Frog Peak Music and The Canadian Music Centre.

Barbara Monk FELDMAN: The Northern Shore (mode 244)

Morton FELDMAN profile