Here is a brand new feature that gives you an inside look at our upcoming MusicWorks panelists. In this first installment, we meet Micah Barnes, who will be on hand for our 'Take the Stage: Singers Performance Workshop' on Saturday, September 8.
Juno nominated recording artist artist Micah Barnes is a vocal, performance and career strategy coach and recording artist whose own career has included #1 Billboard hit "Welcome To My Head" as well as recording and performing internationally with the popular A Capella group "The Nylons". Micah is currently touring the country with his own solo cabaret show in support of his latest release "Domesticated".
Micah Barnes is a top industry coach used by managers, labels, producers and directors in the Canadian and U.S. music industries to develop and support developing artists. His coaching credentials include Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit CBC TV show "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria" and the original cast of Tomson Highways "The Rez Sisters". Micah is currently in his third year on faculty at the Banff Centre's Aboriginal Voices program. He has coached cast members of Mirvish's "The Sound Of Music" and Broadways "Pricilla Queen Of The Desert" as well as pop artists such as "So You Think You Can Dance Canada's" Blake McGrath.
Micah Barnes founded The Singers Playground in 1996 in order to support the next generation of artists through workshops, seminars and one on one coaching and is truly delighted to get to work with so many talented artists in both Canada and The United States.