Carol Barratt is an established world leader in music education both as a teacher and composer.
Carol is a former student of the Royal College of Music and after graduating became the first female to be awarded the Martin Musical Scholarship for composition by the Philharmonia Society. She is an Honorary Member of the Royal College of Music.
Over the last few years Carol has been diversifying her talents and her recent collaboration with Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers has resulted in a number of new publications. _The Cat's Pyjamas_, a unique collection of mix and match melodies for beginner pianists, received the Music Industries Association _Educational Publication of the Year_ award in 1996 followed by the ingenious _Topsy Turvy Tunes._ In 1995 her _Six Songs for Singing_ were chosen to be performed as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Composers' Guild. Recent collaborations include _Bravo!,_ a new series of books for young instrumentalists and the opera _Eloise,_ music by Karl Jenkins, (composer of _Adiemus_) for which she wrote the libretto.
Carol Barratt is published by Boosey & Hawkes.