Lyric mezzo soprano Bailey Galindo employs a diverse skill-set to entertain audiences in a variety of musical genres. In repertoire that spans from Mozart to Sondheim, she has performed with the award winning Peabody Opera Theatre, Texas State Opera Theatre, Texas State Department of Theatre and Dance, and Spotlight on Opera as Ino in Semele, Cathy in The Last Five Years, Amy in Company, Sandman (cover) in Hansel and Gretel, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Frau Reich in Merry Wives of Windsor, and Flora Mezaros in Flora the Red Menace.
Ms. Galindo also has a substantial amount of ensemble work under her belt. Seen in the chorus for productions of La Rondine, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the world premieres of Pride and Prejudice and Lady Bird: The First Lady of the Land, and as a dancer in productions of Hansel and Gretel and Carmen, she showcases her marketability. In addition, she has been featured in ensemble pieces as the Alto I in the world premier recording of Sebastián de Vivanco’s Magnificat a sexti toni, and a soloist in Texas State Chorale’s collegiate premier of Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard.
She has collaborated with many esteemed coaches, conductors and directors. At Texas State University, Ms. Galindo worked with Kristin Roach, Craig Hella Johnson, Joey Martin, Carolyn Watson, Stephanie Wells and Kaitlin Hopkins. A recent Masters graduate of the Peabody Institute, she has collaborated with Eileen Cornett, Garnett Bruce, JoAnn Kulesza, Sam Mungo, and Adam Pearl. During her time with Spotlight on Opera, she worked with contralto and director, Cindy Sadler. As a part of the LAH-SOW Opera Workshop, Ms. Galindo coached and performed the role of Third Lady with Luke Housner in Die Zauberflöte.
Ms. Galindo is ecstatic to join the Peabody Preparatory team as the Chorus Coordinator. She looks forward to helping the students foster their love of music and realize their potential as musicians.