Michele Baer – BYUI Ed Week – Have Courage and Be Kind
BA in Humanities, Brigham Young University; EFY Faculty, Vocal Instructor, Recording Artist
To visit her website or download music, go to www.MicheleBaerMusic.com
Since making her stage debut at age 6 in a production of “The Sound of Music”, Michele Baer has continued to share her talents with others. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University and touring with their top choir to Italy and Israel, she has gone on to perform as a soloist with collegiate, community choirs and symphonies throughout California, Connecticut and Arizona. Michele has enjoyed her work as a music teacher, leading children’s choirs in 2 states and voice lessons for over 25 years. She helped found the touring entertainment group, ‘LIGHT’ in 2002 and directed the Heritage Academy Choral program in Mesa, Arizona for 4 years. A 2-time winner of the National Teachers of Singing competition, she was also honored as the American Mothers National Vocal Winner in 2003, performing at their Nat’l convention in Washington D.C. In 2009, she was honored as a Deseret Book finalist out of 500 who auditioned to sing the National Anthem for LDS Night at the L.A. Dodgers. As a recording artist, Michele has composed and produced the following albums: Out of the Dust- 2000, Never Give Up: Songs of Faith and Family- 2004, You’re Worth It All- 2009 and To God and Country-2012. These have touched thousands with their powerful messages of hope and inspiration. She is a favorite of AZ state officials with her patriotic standards, performing in 2012 before the Live Glenn Beck Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. Her true passion, however lies in sharing inspirational messages through word and song. She’s been a public speaker for over 25 years at Women’s and Youth Conferences throughout the United States. Michele has also taught at ‘Especially for Youth’ for 15 years and 4 years at BYU Idaho Education week. In the last decade, she enjoyed producing and performing in benefit concerts with her musical friends to help various causes in the community, including Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Banner Gateway Medical Center, United Families Int’l. and Stephanie and Christian Nielsen. She has recently been involved in the Just Serve organization and hopes to help find solutions for the homeless in her community. Michele and her husband Sterling have 6 children, 9 grandchildren and serve in the Young Single Adult Stake in Mesa, AZ. They both enjoy cycling, pickleball, eating fish tacos and currently perform with the Millennial Choirs and Orchestra.
Virtual Expo April 2021