Steve Barry is a pianist, organist, composer and academic based in Sydney, Australia.
Barry maintains a busy schedule composing, teaching and performing across Australia, New Zealand and more recently Japan. He is the co-founder of Orbiturtle, an artist-run initiative dedicated to curating new collaborations between artists from across the Asia-Pacific region (recent projects include a recording with koto player Michiyo Yagi in the Joganji Buddhist temple in Osaka). Barry has also accumulated a growing list of awards and nominations, including a Bell Award, 2nd in the National Jazz Awards and a finalist in the APRA Professional Development Awards. An album of works for solo piano, also products of Barry’s PhD studies, is set for release early 2018.