Bailey Barnes

Voice Teacher/Music Business Coach

BaileyBarnesSoprano@gmail.com

720- 708 - 9591

 

EDUCATION

 

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,  


 

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. 

 

Voice Teacher 

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.

 

Music Instructor 

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 

 

Program Director 

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

 

Soprano Soloist

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 

 

Solo Artist

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 


 

REFERENCES

 

  • Jeroen van Tyn, Executive Director, Stillwater Music

jvantyn@stillwatermusic.org  -  970 946 3049

 

  • Wesley Dunnagan, Supervisor, Fort Lewis College

wsdunnagan@fortlewis.edu  -  260 330 0583

 

  • Paula Millar, Accompanist 

  prscogginsmus@yahoo.com  -  970 405 1481