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Dr. Stacy Baker

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Dr. Stacy Baker, Professor, Tuba / Euphonium
Program/Dept: Music, Theatre and Dance
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: DMA, University of Illinois
Contact Info:
Baird Music Hall 248
s.baker@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606.783.2107

Bio

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Stacy Baker is Professor of Music - Tuba /Euphonium at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. Originally from Harsen’s Island, MI, she received both her M.M. and B.M. degrees from the University of Michigan where she graduated summa cum laude as a James B. Angell Scholar. She holds a D.M.A. in Performance and Literature with highest honors from the University of Illinois. She enjoys an active solo career appearing as a featured artist at the 2010, 2006, 2003 and 1997 International Women’s Brass Conferences (IWBC); the 2008, 2002 and 1998 International Tuba/Euphonium Conferences (ITEC); the 2007, 2004 and 2000 U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Tuba/Euphonium Conferences; and the 2007 and 1999 Southeast Regional Tuba/Euphonium Conference (SERTEC). Dr. Baker has toured and recorded throughout the United States and Europe as a founding member of the tuba/euphonium quartet JUNCTION, and with the Lexington Brass Band and Monarch Brass Ensemble. She is a member of the Lexington Brass Band, Athena Brass Band, the Horizon Brass Quintet, and SYMBIOSISDUO. Her duo’s album, “SYMBIOSIDUO,” was selected as finalist for the 2010 Roger Bobo Award for Recording Excellence in Chamber Music by the International Tuba/Euphonium Association (ITEA). She has also performed as principal tubist with the Warren Symphony and the Allen Park Symphony, and as substitute tubist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony, the Champaign/Urbana Symphony, and the Danville Symphony. Dr. Baker served as co-editor of the International Women’s Brass Conference Newsletter from 2000-2003 and has served on the IWBC Board of Directors. Her teachers include Jeff Funderburk, Wes Jacobs, Tommy Johnson, Fritz Kaenzig, and Mark Moore.

"I loved the music! I liked all the private instruction time."

"I liked the fact that we had free time filled with electives, especially music technology because I love composing. Furthermore, I loved the music we played in all aspects. The Academy really got me motivated to practice.  I loved it!  I liked the concepts covered in the higher level theory class. I can’t wait until next year…I hope I get to come back."

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