Spencer Baker 

 
 
 
 
Solo/Collaborative Performances 
Summer 2013
 
6/8 "Rhapsody in Two" Opera Las Vegas Benefit
5/22  Las Vegas Academy Gospel and Spirituals Grammy Presentation Concert 
5/17  Christ Church Episcopal Public Education Benefit 
 
 
Spring 2013

3/11    "WINTERREISE" Schubert Collaborative DMA recital with Jonathon BALTERA 

3/20     Royal Academy of Dance Exams Tour

3/23   Mark Thompson & Ken Phillips Tenor Recital, Christ Luthera 7 PM  

4/3-7   UNLV Chamber Choral Southwest Tour, Spencer Baker Pianist  

4/13    GVPC Chamber LV Master Singers Concert;  Spencer Baker Pianist  

4/18    Sun City Summerlin Women's Club 11 am

 
Fall 2012  
-- Nevada Ballet Theater MD, Smith Center 2012-13 Season 
-- Gershwin Concerto in F with Phillip Fortenberry Nov. 18th
 
Summer 2012 
-- LVA Musical Theater Class: Semester Production 5/15 7 PM 
---Vivaldi Magnificat, Organ, Orchestra "Musica Lumina"  and Las Vegas People's Chorus at Green Valley Presbyterian (GVPC) 7:30 PM May 19
-- New Song Lutheran: Benefit Concert, Solo Piano Performance  5/20 2 PM 
---"An Evening With Lenny" LVA Choirs, Tues. 5/22 &:30 PM Lowden Theater/ Grammy Presentation
--Spencer Baker Studio Piano Recital, UUMC 5 PM June 2nd and Awards (6 PM) 
---Studio Piano Recital, CCFL 2 PM June 23rd

----UUMC Chamber Recital Sunday, 7/8 1 PM with Martha Banks, Zhu Sun

----GGSF Chamber Recital Monday, 7/9 7 PM with Valeria Ore, Mykola Suk

 
Spring 2012 
-- January 20th Las Vegas Academy Musical Theater Juries
-- January 24th Solo Piano Recital; Family Promise 7:30 PM at Community Lutheran Church
-- Dr. Stephen Caplan Faculty Oboe Recital, January 26th
-- Home Concerts: Grieg Concerto 2/11, 2/19
-- Stephanie Thompson Cabaret 2/10 
-- Stephen Kunzer, Faculty Euphonium/Tuba Recital Feb. 13th 
-- Haochen Zhang Masterclass/ LV Philharmonic Feb. 16th 
-- Kyle Tolstyka "Master's Recital" March 2nd 7:30 Doc Rando 
-- Huntzinger Concerto Competition:  Grieg A minor March '12
-- 20th Anniversary Concert: Mt. View Presbyterian Church 3/11 3 PM Solo Performance
-- Artisan Hotel, Luncheon Gig with Valeria Ore and Solo 3/13 
-- Sun City Women's Club, March 15 2PM (Trio and Vocal ENS) 
-- RAD Vocational Exams:  March 16
-- Tuba/Euphonium Jr. Recital March 23 
-- Green Valley Presbyterian Church 3/25 John Rutter Requiem,     ORGAN performance with Chamber Orchestra 
-- Sunday Concert Series; UUMC 1 Pm 3/25 OPERA          
    scenes/arias
-- Richele Johansen Jr. Recital:  March 29
---- Spring Break: Holy Week NAFB String Quartet 4/6 
-- "Rhapsody in Blue" DSA Methodist 4/13/12 7 PM 
 -- LVMTA Theory Exams:  April 14 11 am NAFB Wedding 2 PM 
-- Nathan Tanouye Piano Trio, NEXTET April 16th Doc Rando
-- All-State Command Performance: Brahms Eminor Cello 
Sonata UUMC April 19th 10:40 AM 
-- SMITH CENTER 
NEVADA BALLET THEATER: Piano Solo Mendelssohn Op. 54
April 19, 20, 21, 22nd 
-- MVPC Wedding 1 Pm
Gershwin Show with Phyllis Bell and Philip Fortenberry 
Sat., 4/28 Cimarron Memorial H.S., 2-4 PM "Las Vegas Homeless Youth" 
-- Stephanie Thompson Cabaret:  Lake Las Vegas
-- Music Makers Spring Show May 4,5 Starbright Theater 7PM
-- Music Makers Matinee May 6th 2 PM
-- Jahmaul Bakare Master's Voice Recital, UNLV May (6th) 5:30 PM
-- UNLV Piano Juries, May 7 (Poulenc Oboe Sonata, Jury) 
-- UNLV Class Piano Finals, May 8,10 
-- LVMTA Rep/Tech Exams: May 12
 
 
2011 PERFORMANCES : 

Masterclass with Dr. Dmitri Rachmanov, Jan. 20th, 2011

Honor's CONVOCATION, Graduate Jury Wednesday Jan. 26th 4 PM Doc Rando 

SGI Buddhist GLBT Kickoff, Sat. January 29th 7 PM--Solo performance 

Spencer Baker, Stephen Kunzer (tuba) We will present a Recital and Masterclass as Guest Artists in Los Angeles at USC.  Bartok, Libby Larsen, Wilhelm and Madsen.  Repeat performance here at UNLV first week of April.  

UNLV Faculty Artist-In-Residence with Dr. Matt Tropman (University of the Pacific, Stockton CA) Feb. 11.   7:30 PM Doc Rando 

Mesquite Club 100th Anniversary !!  Downtown 7th Street and St. Louis 11 am

NATS Singing Competition at UNLV, Saturday February 12th (Mahler, Mozart, Rorem, Ravel) 

Masterclass with Jerome Lowenthall (Julliard), Valentine's Day Doc Rando Hall 2/14 12:30 PM

UNLV National Saxaphone Convention commissioned piece--Nathan Tanouye, composer Piano Trio, February 18th 2011 

Nellis Air Force Base: National Prayer Breakfast with Tommy Lasorda, Officer's Club 2/23/11 7 AM

SGI Buddhist Afro-American Heritage Meeting, Sat. February 26th 7 PM--Gershwin "Porgy and Bess" with Martha Banks !

Centennial High School Concert March 2, 6 PM

Huntzinger Concerto Competition, Friday 3/4 Mahler "Songs of a Wayfarer" 6 PM

Bar Mitzvah with Blue Man Group band and singer, Martha Banks March  5 

Masterclass with Dr. Jim Giles, Northwestern University, Wed. March 9th 10AM

Euphonium Studio Recital, R March 10th 7 PM Doc Rando Hall 

Adjudicating Jr. Festival for the LVMTA at UNLV, Sat. March 12th 

Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 3/25 6 PM Dinner and Concert Series

Brad Pineda, Violin Recital Clark County Flamingo Library Theater, 2PM 3/26

London Royal Academy of Dance Vocational Exams March 28th-April 1st

AISTD Grade Exams (Imperial Dance) April 9th and 14th 

UUMC April 19th: Fr. Horn Master's Recital 7:30 PM 

April 22cd, 7:30 PM:  Euphonium Master's Recital Leanne--Doc Rando 

DMA Vocal Recital: Jonathon Baltera Saturday, April 30th 3:30 PM Doc Rando 

Friday, May 6th, 1 PM Mesquite Club Garden Tea.

UNLV Finals Week and LVMTA Musicianship Exams: Saturday, May 14th 2011 (Adjudicating) 

Congratulations to my student, Emily Bean, who received a piano scholarship to Northwest Nazarene University. 

Sunday, May 15th 2:30 PM, St. Paul Orthodox Church UNLV Chamber Players and Solo Performance

May 22, UUMC Mykola Suk Piano Studio Recital, "Sunday Concerts" UUMC 

Monday, May 23rd, 8pm Japan Benefit Concert Ovatation Green Valley Ranch Casino, Rodgers and Hammerstein with Rag Tag Entertainment.

Studio Piano Recital, UUMC June 4th 7 PM

Wagner Recording-- Larry Walker Studios, with Soprano Martha Banks. . . Kennedy Center Festival Audition

Cabaret with Phyllis Bell and Solo  "Rhapsody in Blue" Performance:  Sat., June 11th 3 PM Cimarron Memorial High School Homeless Youth Benefit 

Bootlegger with Phyllis Bell, August 1st 2011

Sondheim Cabaret Review: UNLV Opera Theater  and Moss Music Productions Aug 12,13 Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church 

Green Valley Chamber Music Festival: August  16 2011 

Flemmings Restaurant; Solo piano Aug. 27th 6-9 pm

Honor's CONVOCATION, Graduate Jury Wednesday Sept. 14th 4 PM Doc Rando 

9/17 "Spread the Word Nevada" Venetian Ballroom Charity Event: Flash Mob !

LVMTA Opening Workshop: Sat. Sept. 24th "A Celebration of Liszt" 

10/6- Mandalay Bay / Lion King Vocal Masterclass with Raphael de la Rosa

10/8 -  Wedding, Nellis Air Force Base

Lamb of God Lutheran Church:   Solo Performance 2 PM 

10/11- Christ the King Catholic Church Solo Performance 7 PM 

10/15-- Wedding:  Historic 4th Street School; Nevada School of the Arts

10/23--    New Song Lutheran Evangelical, 2:30PM Solo Performance
 
10/25--  UNLV Orchestra: "Firebird" Suite
 
11/1- Masterclass with Dr. Joel Clift. 
 
Silverstate Competition, Nov. 5th 2011- Adjudicating
 
11/17      Ed Cotton Jr. Vocal Recital
 
UNLV Piano Studio Recital: Years of Pilgrimage, Book 2 Liszt Bicentennial 
-- Mt. View Presbyterian Church, 3pm Sun. Nov. 20th 
--Wednesday, November 23rd 7:30 PM Doc. Rando

Masterclass with Gilmore Piano Competition Winner, 11/21 2:30pm 

Doctoral SOLO Piano Recital, Wednesday November 30 7:30 PM , Dr. Arturo-Grillot Rando Recital Hal, UNLV Music Dept. 

Stephanie Thompson Cabaret:  Friday, December 2nd 7 PM 

Mt View Presbyterian Church:  Sunday, December 4th 7 PM: UNLV Chamber Players Brahms Horn Trio with Christina,  Kyle Tolstyka

Music Makers Holiday Show, 7 PM December 9,10, and 11th (2 PM Matinee) 

Christmas Cantata, Nellis Air Force Base December 18th, 2011
 
12/19- Studio Piano Recital at "The Metropolis" 
12/19- Starbright Theater UNLV Chamber Players

Midnight Mass NAFB