Concerts & Live Performances

Upcoming Engagements

Opera Las Vegas

Donizetti’s:  Don Pasquale

June 11, 12 7pm

Historic 5th Street School, Downtown Las Vegas

Recent Activities and Performances

Doctoral Voice Recital, UNLV
Dr. Arturo Grillot-Rando Hall, Las Vegas
Friday, May 7, 2021 at 4:00 PM
Michael Lam, Tenor; Dr. Baker, piano

Doctoral Voice Recital, UNLV
Dr. Arturo Grillot-Rando Hall, Las Vegas
Monday, May 1 , 2021 at 7:00 PM
Christina Mancheni-Williams, soprano; Dr. Baker, piano

Doctoral Voice Recital, UNLV
Dr. Arturo Grillot-Rando Hall, Las Vegas
Friday, November 20, 2020 at 6:45 PM
Xin Guo, Soprano; Dr. Baker, piano

Doctoral Chamber Recital, UNLV
Mountain View Presbyterian Church Concert Series
October 18, 2020 at 3:00pm

Valeria Ore-Sokolv, Mezzo- Soprano; Dr. Baker, piano
Dr. Andrew Smith, cello; Martha Gronemeir, violin

Viva! Las Pop-era
Charleston Heights Art Center, Las Vegas
September 14th, 7pm
Conductor, Piano and Jazz Trio

Solo Orchestral Performance !

“Rhapsody in Blue”, soloist
Friday, September 20th 7:30pm
Summerlin Library Theater and Performing Arts Center
1771 Inner Circle Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89134
Free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
Nevada Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Gregory Maldonado, conducting
A tribute to Jewish Composers:  Copland, Gershwin, Bernstein, and Mahler.

Past Performance Archive:

The Face on the Barroom Floor, Opera
Armagosa Valley Opera House, CA
October 19, 7pm
Conducor, Piano and Trio
Vegas City Opera

November 7,8,9,10:  Artisan Las Vegas

Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy
Chamber Music Festival July 17
With Jane Dutton, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
and Thomas Potter, University of Central Florida

Southern Nevada Music, Las Vegas
Friday June 14 7:30pm
Sunday, June 16 3pm Windmill Library Theater
Solo Piano Performance

Celebrating the Liberace Centenary
with Phillip Fortenberry
Windmill Library Theater
May 11, 2019
Duo Piano Performance

12/1/18        Opera Las Vegas:  “Hansel and Gretel”  piano, Jack Gaughan conductor 5pm
12/2/18        Opera Las Vegas:  “Hansel and Gretel”  piano Jack Gaughan conductor 2pm
                      Windmill Library Theatre    7060 W. Windmill Lane  89113
10/21/18      OperaWorks!  Ann Baltz Masterclass; Dr. Michelle Latour Studio
10/7/18        Solo Piano Performance at the Bellagio Hotel:  LSE Entertainment Group
8/20/18        Opera On Tap:  “My First Aria” Classic Jewel
8/4/18           Italy:   IOPE Opera Mon Amour Donizetti program with Musica é Musica festival
7/27/18         Italy:    International Opera Performing Experience IOPE Scenes Program
6/24/18         Opera On Tap:  “What the Fach ?!” Classic Jewel
5/20/18         Opera On Tap:  “Always a Bridesmaid” Classic Jewel
5/12/18        Adjudicator for the Steinway Competition, Southern Nevada Music Las Vegas
5/11/18        Henderson Symphony Orchestra; chorus conductor for Candide!
5/6/18          GVPC:Live!  Steinway Benefit with Triple Steinway Concert
                      Dr. Spencer Baker, Dr. Mykola Suk, Dr. Katya Bessmeltsva, pianists
4/23             Opera On Tap:  Classic Jewel “April Fools: Musical Theater”
4/15             Opera Afternoons:  Sin City Opera at Tivoli Village
4/8              Cantata Sunday:  Rutter Requiem with GVPC orchestra and Valley Chorus, conductor
4/1                Easter Sunday: Sing! GVPC Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir, conductor
3/25/18        Bravo, Bernstein!  Opera Las Vegas, pianist at the Smith Center Cabaret Jazz
3/19-22        MTNA National Convention in Orlando
                     Las Vegas Music Teachers Association President and Representative
2/28/18        Clark High School ( Grammy School) Choir  Festival Concert, pianist
2012-2014 Calendar ​
Nov 3  7pm   Keyboard Artistry:  Spencer Baker Solo Recital featuring Piano, Organ, and Harpsichord
                        Green Valley Presbyterian Church (GVPC) Concert Series
Oct   ’13         Doctoral Collaborative Recital with Mark Thomsen “Winterreise” Doc Rando Hall

8/31/13           SW Metro Artists:  Musical Review at Family Music 7pm

July 20th       7pm CTSL Church: La Voce Finale Concert and Opera Scenes
July 10th       7 PM​ Soiree at the Metropolis, GGSF
July 6th,        7 pm Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church  La Voce Totale
June 29th     CTSL Church, 7 pm  Opening Concert: La Voce Totale
6/15-30         Kravenko Dance  Seminar: Project Praeludium Ballet Intensive
6/13/13         Cabaret at Town Square: Baobab Stage with Enoch Augustus Scott
6/9/13           Lillian Roberts, Soprano Benefit Recital; 4 PM CTSL Church
6/8/13          “Rhapsody in Two” Benefit for Opera Las Vegas with Jonathan Gorst
5/22/13         Las Vegas Academy Gospel Choir Concert
5/17/13         A Night of Arias Public Education Benefit Concert, Christ Church Episcopal
5/11/13         Cimarron Memorial High School Benefit for Homeless Youth
5/3/13           UNLV Choirs Grand Finale Concert Ham Hall; Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes
4/30/13        Richele Janushan, soprano Sr. Recital UNLV
4/21              UNLV chamber Chorale Home Concert Doc Rando Hall
4/19              NMEA All State Performance with UNLV Opera Scenes
4/14            “Albert Herring”, Opera LV Mastersingers
4/3-7             Southwest Concert Tour with UNLV Chamber Chorale
3/23/13        Mark Thompson, Tenor Voice Recital
3/20/13        London Royal Academy of Dance, Southwest Tour (Coll. Ballet Performance)
                      7th Annual Performance **
3/17/13 ​       Faure Requiem (organ) GVPC Chancel Choir
3/11/13       “WINTERREISE” Schubert Coll. DMA recital with Jonathon BALTERA
2/16/13        Mountain View Presbyterian, Solo Classical Piano Performance
2/8/13          Senior Bolognini Piano Competition, LVMTA Chairman of the Committee
1/29/13        Mandalay Bay, Solo Classical Piano Performance

12/24/12      Benjamin Britten Ceremony of Carols, Conducting
with LV Philharmonic harpist, Kim Glennie and the GVPC Chancel Choir
12/20 /12     LVA Choral Winter Concert

12/9              Mt. View Presbyterian 6th Annual Christmas Concert Series

11/22            Hattie’s House, Gateway Foundation Thanksgiving Concert
11/18            Mountain View Presbyterian Church Concert Series 3pm

                       Gershwin Concerto in F, Two-Piano with Phillip Fortenberry
​11/10            GVPC Concert Series: Gershwin Concert
                       Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Two-Piano with Marek Rachelski
​10/29            UNLV Vocal Studios Halloween Recital “Villains, Imagines and Real”
10/25            Two-Piano Gershwin/Debussy Anniversary Concert Doc Rando 7:30 PM
10/19            UNLV Chamber Chorale,  Doc Rando Hall, UNLV
10/17            LVA Choral Opening Concert; Duo-piano
10/13            Nevada Ballet, premiere Smith Center Balanchine’s JEWELS
                      Gabriel Faure’s Emeralds Suite, Alfred Cortot Transcription
9/6                Wen Zhang DMA Lecture-Recital, Chen YI  HFA 147 7 PM

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