Kayla Bailey received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks and is currently in her final semester of study for her Masters degree in Voice Performance at California State University Northridge. At CSUN, she has performed in several operas and concerts with the University Symphony and is currently in rehearsals for the university’s fall production of Die Fledermaus. This past summer, Kayla performed internationally, studying and performing opera and music theatre in Graz, Austria, as part of the American Institute of Musical Studies. Nominated for Volunteer of the Year by the Moorpark Chamber of Commerce in 2012, Kayla is active in the community, having served as Miss Ventura County 2012 and currently serving as Miss Gold Coast 2013. She also acts as a committee member for the Ventura/Santa Barbara County Scholarship Association, which produces the annual Miss Ventura County Pageant, a local Miss America Organization competition. In addition to performing and volunteering, Kayla is a music specialist for the Los Cerritos Middle School Choral program, a rehearsal assistant for the Los Robles Children’s Choir, and teaches private voice lessons from her home in Moorpark. Kayla is very excited to be performing with Areté!