Born in New York City, Barry Ganberg graduated from City University of New York with degrees in Music and Psychology. He further studied music and composition with John Corigliano, baritone horn with Jack Hyatt and voice with Sylvia Friedrich.
He has performed and composed for many dance and theatre companies including London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Scottish Dance Theatre, Ballet de San Marcos and Moving Visions, for whom he is Music Director. His most recent work includes the re scoring of Robert Cohan’s classic choreography “Class” in 2014.
He is continuing to develop research into the use of percussion and voice, with projects drawing from a variety of cultures in countries such as Ethiopia, Japan, Lithuania, Peru and Senegal.