About Us

Tom Payne is the owner/arranger/director of marketing/janitor/etc of Barncharts Music. Tom was Pastor of Worship and Arts at Sun River Church, Rancho Cordova, CA for 8.5 years and was the Director of Instrumental Music at First Baptist Church (now CrossPoint Community Church), Modesto, California for 18 years. Tom has directed small combos, jazz bands, choirs and full orchestras, as well as writing and arranging for over 40 years.

Over 55 of his orchestrations have been published by Genevox Music, LifewayWorship.com, Allegis Music, Prism Music, PraiseCharts.com and Word Music. Tom is also a two time winner in the Forest E. Turner Arranger's Competition sponsored by the Metro Instrumental Director's Association with his arrangements of "Higher Ground" and "Lead Me To Calvary."

Tom plays many instruments, including sax, bass, keys (synth, B-3) and piano. He enjoys playing all of those (not at the same time, of course) in the worship band at Sunrise Community Church, Fair Oaks, CA.

Tom is available for custom arranging, music transcription, orchestration and the occasional orchestra workshop. For more information on availability and pricing, please contact us at barncharts@gmail.com or by calling toll free 916.709.5710.

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