Dr. Spencer Baker is a distinguished Las Vegas pianist, conductor and teacher. Spencer has been a soloist with several regional orchestras. Most of Spencer’s solo appearances have centered in the Southwest, but have also taken Spencer to perform in Dallas, TX, Washington., D.C., Disneyland, CA, Niagara Falls, Montreal, Italy, Canada and China. Dr. Baker is in his fifth season with the International Opera Performing Experience in Mercatello sul Matauro, Italy as faculty collaborative pianist, teacher and vocal coach.
Dr. Baker is the principal pianist for Opera On Tap and Opera Las Vegas and immediate past Director of Music Ministries for Green Valley Presbyterian Church and Concert Series Artistic Director. Spencer recently performed Schubert’s song cycle, Winterreise, with internationally acclaimed tenor, Mark Thomsen; accompanied a solo recital with Diva, Denyce Graves; co-created an interactive children’s Educational theater production entitled, “Mini Musical Masters”. Dr. Baker held an artist in residency position at Truman State University this past year. Dr. Baker is in demand as an adjudicator for piano festivals and competitions and serves as Chair of the Roger Bushell Competition, a Las Vegas Music Teachers Association music scholarship competition.