Voice Teacher/Music Business Coach
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Bachelor’s in Music Education
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO - Graduated 2010
Voice Teachers: Teri Willmarth, William Wilson, Linda Brice, Andreas Tischauser,
Wesley Dunnagan, Tiffany Blake, Vera Savage
Voice Pedagogy: Melissa Malde, Linda Brice, Andreas Tischauser, Wesley Dunnagan
Directors: Brian Luedloff, Ingo Anders, Michael Vaccaro
Conductors: Rhodri Britton, Franco Giacosa, Caleb Harriss
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM - 2022-Present
In pursuit of Masters of Vocal Performance, minor in Arts Leadership and Business
Studies included: Opera Theater, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Technique, Financial Management in the Arts, Business Planning for the Arts, Arts Non Profit Administration, Social Media Marketing in the Arts
Teachers: Paula Corbin Swalin (voice), Dr. Olga Flora (opera theater), Dr. Kristin Ditlow (vocal coach, opera theater), Jamie Flora (opera theater), Katie Dukes Walker (Arts Leadership and Business)
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Music Business Coach
Bailey Barnes LLC - Durango, CO - January 2019-Present
Guide students through my signature Music Business Coaching online course, The Singing Entrepreneur
Help clients define the vision for their music career, and create reliable income streams using their musical skills and talents.
Teach time management skills, basic music business skills, marketing and branding strategies, social media management, and more.
Bailey Barnes Voice Studio - Durango, CO - January 2015-Present
Voice lessons - teach students of all ages, levels and styles (beginner to collegiate level and professional track) covering vocal technique in a variety of styles (classical, musical theater, pop, folk, blues, jazz), stylistic and musical interpretation, stage performance technique, music theory, sight reading, basic piano skills, and diction. Lessons are taught in small groups and individually.
Help students prepare for auditions into collegiate programs.
Help professional musicians prepare for gigs and recordings.
Help pre-professional students prepare for their first public performances/gigs.
Organize regular student recitals and masterclasses.
Adjunct Voice Instructor
Fort Lewis College - Durango, CO - August 2019-June 2021
Voice lessons - teach music majors and minors vocal technique in a variety of styles (classical, musical theater, jazz), stylistic and musical interpretation, stage performance technique, music theory, sight reading, basic piano skills, and diction. Lessons are taught in small groups and individually. Led weekly studio classes.
Assigned repertoire to students in order to cover graduation requirements.
Helped students prepare junior and senior recitals.
Stillwater Music - Durango, CO - January 2015-Present
Voice lessons - teach students of all ages, levels and styles (beginner to collegiate level and professional track) covering vocal technique in a variety of styles (classical, musical theater, pop, folk, blues, jazz), stylistic and musical interpretation, stage performance technique, music theory, sight reading, basic piano skills, and diction. Lessons are taught in small groups and individually. Students participate in semester recitals.
Director of youth and adult vocal ensembles - arrange, rehearse and direct a cappella and accompanied vocal literature
Elementary Music Specialist - design and teach elementary music curriculum incorporating mindfulness, grades Kinder-5th
Summer camps - design and teach a wide variety of week-long music summer camps to youth and adults
Co-founded the Shining Stars Music Class, an inclusive music class for adults with and without disabilities
Stillwater Music - Durango, CO - January 2018-April 2019
Organized fundraising efforts and maintained donor relationships
Managed scholarship program
Fostered and maintained relationships with other community organizations
Managed volunteer program
Recruited and hired new instructors
Managed 30 Stillwater subcontractors
Oversaw school relationships - helped schools design curriculum that best fit each school’s needs, scheduled classes and instructors, scheduled performances
Program Development - developed new class ideas with subcontractors, monitored class enrollment and quality of class offering
General Music Specialist
Animas Valley Elementary School - Durango, CO - July 2014-May2017
Design and teach Kinder-5th music curriculum that aligns with Colorado State Music Education Standards
Durango Voice Competition
Judged and coached Durango Voice competition contestants - coached contestants in vocal technique (musical theater and pop) and stage performance technique.
Professional Groups and Memberships
American Orff Schulwerk Association Member 2017-Present
Four Corners Orff Chapter Treasurer/Secretary (2015-2016), Vice President (2016-2017), Board Member (2017-2019)
ABBREVIATED PERFORMING EXPERIENCE
3rd Avenue Arts Majesty of Christmas and Bach Lunch chamber music concerts - Durango - 2019-2020
Sounds True Jazz Trio
Performing Jazz and American Songbook repertoire - Durango/Four Corners - 2017-present
Performing folk and pop music on ukulele - Durango/Four Corners - 2016-present
Opera Chorus Member and Chorus Master
Opera Classica Europa - Bad Schwalbach, Germany - 2008 and 2010
Professional chorister, performed up to 5 operas and multiple gala concerts per season
Chorus Master for the University of Northern Colorado chorus
Jeroen van Tyn, Executive Director, Stillwater Music
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Wesley Dunnagan, Supervisor, Fort Lewis College
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Paula Millar, Accompanist
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