Jasmine Arielle Barnes is a performer both vocally and instrumentally, performing all over the world both with the Morgan State University Choir and as a solo artist. She has sang on world class stages and venues such as the White House, The Sydney Opera House, The Kennedy Center, The Meyerhoff, Carnegie Hall, the Straphmore, Zuumbi Des Palmeres, and many more. Not only has she performed in five of the seven continents, she is also a composer and arranger who has debuted two of her pieces in three of the seven continents. She loves all aspects of music and has a true passion for teaching . She is a voice teacher at Lakewood Conservatory and Park Cities School of music where she pairs science with art to give students several methods to learn their craft .
She holds her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Morgan State University in Baltimore Maryland and will be attending in the Fall for her Masters Degree on Full Scholarship for conducting. She is a proud member of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity Inc. founded in 1903, an organization to world class singers, composers, conductors, and more acclaimed music career holders. One motto of Sigma Alpha Iota that Jasmine holds true to her life as an artist is “Vita Brevis, Ars Longa” which translates from Latin to English as “Life is Short, Art is Long”. She believes that giving your all to music and teaching what you’ve learned is truly upholding Art.