Double Bassist

Barry Paul Clark is a classically trained double bassist and composer actively involved in the creative arts community of Milwaukee, WI. He currently performs in the bass sections of Festival City Symphony (Milwaukee, WI), Kenosha Symphony Orchestra (Kenosha, WI), and Kettle Moraine Symphony (West Bend, WI). He, along with percussionist Devin Droba and saxophonist Steve Gallam, host Unrehearsed MKE, a monthly, improvised music series. Barry co-founded Tontine Ensemble in the spring of 2014, a new music string quartet with a focus on contemporary performance, group improvisation and championing the works of composers within their community. Barry also performs and releases experimental electronic music under the moniker adoptahighway, as well as performing analog effected upright bass in the I-Ching inspired, improvised music trio Sun//Decrease. In the summer of 2015, Barry was invited by friend and musical collaborator Christopher Porterfield to play bass for his experimental folk project Field Report (Partisan Records).