BARAKA MAY

 STUDIO SINGER     VOCAL DIRECTOR     ARRANGER

 

Baraka is a seasoned professional singer for some of the world's most renowned composers and songwriters. Her work includes studio sessions, live performances, voiceover, vocal directing, contracting, and arranging.

Recording on over 300 major films, TV episodes, video games, commercials, and albums, composers and songwriters depend on her keen skills in sight-singing at lightning speed, improvising with confidence and nuance, shifting her tone and style with ease, blending with other singers, and providing authenticity in any style. An in-demand singer, Baraka takes great joy in being vocal clay and is often requested for sound-alikes, accents, and voice matching. 

Baraka enjoys exploring her vocal capabilities with a wide array of projects from animation voices to classical chamber repertoire to pop, gospel, jazz, and celebrity impressions. With passion, drive, and a healthy  dose of perfectionism, Baraka sings with the raw emotion of a storyteller, the precision of a music theory nerd, and the heart of a lifelong learner. 

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Hear Baraka's haunting solo in the official champion theme for League of Legends HERE

Hear Baraka's solos in the original soundtrack for Solo: A Star Wars Story HERE

Hear Baraka perform "Angel Eyes" in one live, unedited take HERE 

MAY, 2020:

*  Recording solo vocals from home

   for Disney Junior

*  Recording solo vocals from home

   for an upcoming musical

*  Recording solo vocals from home

   for Netflix

*  Recording solo child vocals from home

   for a new animated series 

APRIL, 2020:

*  Recording solo vocals for The

   Umbrella Academy

*  Recording solo & small ensemble

   vocals for Blizzard Entertainment 

*  Recording & vocal contracting

   for USC's Film Scoring Program

*  Recording solo vocals for Disney

   Junior

MARCH, 2020:

*  Recording and vocal contracting solo

   vocals for League of Legends

*  Recording solo vocals for a

   new Nickelodeon series

*  Recording solo vocals for Disney

   Junior

*  Recording with Universal  Studios

*  Recording solo & small group vocals

   for Hal Leonard Publishing 

FEBRUARY, 2020:

*  Recording solo vocals for Disney

   Junior

*  Performing on camera vocals 

   for Songland on NBC

*  Writing the choral transcription for "I'm

   Standing With You" for the 2020

   Oscars with Diane Warren and Chrissy

   Metz

*  Writing the choral transcription for

   Tones and I performing on Ellen 

*  Recording solo & small group vocals

   for Hal Leonard Publishing 

*  Performing works by Philip Glass

   with Jacaranda 

JANUARY, 2020:

*  Performing and recording for the 2020

   Grammys with Billie Eilish

*  Recording group vocals for an

   upcoming Disney film

*  Recording solo vocals for Disney

   Junior

*  Recording solo vocals for Disney

   Plus

*  Recording solo & small group vocals

   for Hal Leonard Publishing 

*  Recording solo vocals for an upcoming

   animated Netflix film, multiple

   characters

*  Performing with LA Choral Lab 

*  Performing for the Society of Lyricists

   and Composers Awards Show

*  Performing video game music

   from NieR in concert at the Microsoft

   Theater

© 2017 Baraka May. Created by Jon Bryan (jonkbryan@yahoo.com)

Soloist: Beauty & the Beast LIVE at the Hollywood Bowl 2018 with Zooey Deschanel, Taye Diggs, Rebel Wilson, Jane Krakowsky, Kelsey Grammer