Buryl Red, as a composer, arranger, conductor, orchestrator and producer, has participated in literally thousands of projects, many of them award-winning, for television, film, recording and publishing around the world. Starting with his first public performance at age four as soloist in a tent revival in his hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas, his musical life has been unusually diverse and eclectic. After earning degrees in music from Baylor University and Yale University, he took up residence in New York City where he has one of the most advanced digital and computer music studios in the city. Several of his choral works are considered landmarks in their fields. He has been author, consultant and producer of some of the most widely used school music textbooks in the United States. He is the Musical Director of The Centurymen, a professional male chorus whose members are themselves choral conductors. His works have been described by the Washington Post as "uncommonly creative."