ritish-born Australian pianist, Trevor Barnard, began piano lessons at the age of four and while still very young was admitted to the Royal Academy of Music, London. This was followed by several years of private study with Herbert Fryer, a student of Ferruccio Busoni. At the age of sixteen he was awarded the ARCM Diploma in Piano, and later won a full scholarship to the Royal College of Music, London. Subsequently, he undertook intensive masterclass study with Harold Craxton.
Amongst other activities, Trevor has contributed several papers to the U.S. keyboard magazine Clavier, and served as a regular contributor and reviewer for the (Australian) Music Teacher Magazine. He is an examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board, an adviser on the piano performance requirements for the Victorian Certificate of Education, and an adjudicator at numerous competitions.