Ken Bailey has been with St. Mark’s since August of 2014. He was raised in various parsonages throughout the Alabama/West Florida conference of the United Methodist Church and began working in church music at the age of 16, playing piano for services in his father’s parish.
Ken graduated from Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, with a B.S. in Music Education. He has served as Organist/Youth & Children’s Director at Bellevue United Methodist Church in Gadsden, Alabama; Teacher/Band Director at Macedonia Academy in Montgomery, Alabama; Worship Minister’s Assistant, Choir Director, Youth Band Leader and Graphic Designer at Christian Life Church in Montgomery, Alabama; and most recently served as Music Director at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Columbus, Georgia, where he met and married one of the sopranos in the choir.
He is an active member of the Columbus Georgia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists where he has served as Secretary and Webmaster. He and his wife, Pam, are members of the professional chorus, Cantus Columbus, in Columbus, Georgia.
Ken is excited to be a church musician. His joy is helping others make music for the Lord and to the Lord!