Biography

Lee Farrar Bailey has performed for professional opera, musical theatre, film and television for most of his life. Son of the late celebrated opera singer Dennis Bailey, Lee came into the music world at a young age; since then, he has worked his way to a professional career in Opera, Musical Theatre and Christian Music. Lee started his track in opera a dramatic tenor and he now specializes in lyric and dramatic baritone repertoire such as: Puccini, Verdi, Gounod, Debussy, Mozart, Beethoven & Wagner. Mr. Bailey has been heard with multiple symphony orchestras, opera companies, musical theatre companies and concert venues across the nation.

Lee has spent much time in the dramatic world involved in movies and plays and aims for a high caliber of acting in all the genres he is involved in. Many of Lee Farrar Bailey’s performing moments have been labeled as ‘pure’ and ‘flawless.’

Mr. Bailey has currently established a performing arts academy in his hometown of Tupelo, MS.  The Tupelo Performing Arts Academy instructs students in multiple disciplines of the performing arts such as:  Acting, Brass Instruments, Guitar, Piano, Strings & Voice.  Mr. Bailey is committed to excellence in teaching and believes the youth need full exposure to the highest quality of instruction in the arts and the foundation in bel canto techniques of vocal performance and firm established grounding in artistic excellence and education.

Lee is currently touring the country on a sacred solo tour due to wrap in May of 2012.