Kay Barker

Voice and Piano Lessons


Kay graduated in 2008 summa cum laude with a Bachelors in vocal performance and psychology and a minor in piano. She has 10 years of piano and voice teaching experience with students of all ages and levels. She began teaching private lessons when she was in high school and had been teaching out of her Bexley home until recently, when she started Musicologie with her husband Joseph.


“Kay is an exceptional teacher! Kay’s love of music, combined with the personal connection she makes with her students, creates a welcoming atmosphere that makes it easy for students to learn. Our daughter, Maddie, was excited to go to lessons each week and motivated to practice at home.” -Eric Stine


Kay has toured nationally with folk/pop band Bella Ruse (www.bellaruse.com) as lead vocalist and keyboardist for 4 years, opening for artists like Sarah McLachlan, Heart, Metric, and Kimya Dawson. Her songs and performances have been heard in commercials, film and television including placements on MTV and Showtime. Performer Magazine called her voice ‘truly unique’.


Kay teaches piano lessons and voice lessons at Musicologie.


“Kay is an accomplished, patient, and  inspirational music teacher.  She has taught our kids piano, voice and most recently she worked with each of our daughters’ rock bands. She draws upon her extensive experience as a working musician to help the kids develop their performance skills and further grow their love of music.” – Carol Eubanks