Kent Baker most recently was the musical director for Really Rosie for the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company (Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Junie B. Jones: The Musical), which he accompanies during the off-season. Memorable regional credits include: Annie, Miracle on 34th Street, and Pippin. Numerous keyboard credits and high school productions. Opened for Maynard Ferguson, Billy Taylor, Joan Rivers, Bob Newhart. Rehearsal accompanist/chorus, Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Liberty Weekend, New York (Crane School of Music, New York Philharmonic). Helped kill vaudeville as a long-time Music Director for Gaslight Village (amusement park), Lake George, NY. Educator, free-lance classical/jazz/Broadway pianist/conductor, organist, adjudicator.
Baker holds a bachelors degree in music education from the Crane School of Music, SUNY, Potsdam, NY. At Crane, Kent received a Breaky Scholarship for piano and was awarded a Crane Certificate of Merit for service to the college. As music facilitator for the Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union, he was named as a Distinguished Leader in Vermont Arts Education by the Vermont Alliance for Arts Education. He also holds a masters degree in computer and information sciences from the University of Phoenix.
Baker maintains an active private studio in Poultney and Castleton.
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If you'd like to arrange for lessons or coaching, please e-mail me or telephone (802) 287-1066.