John Raymond Barker

John Raymond Barker

Actor-Singer-Writer-Director. Recent Guest Star on Law & Order: SVU.

Acting Through Song with Andrew Abrams

In early 2013, I took my voice teacher’s (composer Andrew Abrams) Acting Through Song Workshop. Over a number of weeks, we worked on fully acting our songs. Our final class was a presentation before casting director, Michael Cassara; composer, Jeff Blumenkrantz; and agent, David Krasner.

Andy is not only excellent at teaching vocal technique, but he truly does a fantastic job of helping actors connect to the text, creating meaningful performances.

If you would like to know more about studying with Andy, please visit his web site. Do tell him I sent you!

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pride 2020

For its 10th anniversary, I’ve given this song a makeover. I wrote it during the fight for marriage equality, yet the song still resonates given the actions and goals of the current administration. This July, I celebrate 10 years of marriage with the man this song is about. No one can take that away from us.

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