Deanna Lunt Baker and her husband, Dale, are blessed to be the parents of two children. She is
thrilled to be the current Youth Choirs Conductor’s Assistant for the Dallas Millennial Choirs &
Orchestras. Deanna joined DMCO as a soprano in the Grand Chorus when she and her family
moved to Texas in 2019.
Deanna earned her bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from Brigham Young
University. As a student she was able to perform in concerts, recitals, and major roles in several
operas. She was able to be a part of the renowned BYU auditioned choirs, working with esteemed
conductors Rosalind Hall and Dr. Ronald Staheli. Deanna started teaching private voice lessons
while finishing her degree and has been able to teach in many of the locations she has lived in
Deanna loves having an active role in the MCO organization. She is grateful for the opportunity
to work in a professional organization that values high musical standards. She loves working
closely with the directors and gaining important knowledge and skills to further her musical
progress. She cherishes working with the youth of DMCO and is amazed at their abilities and
Deanna’s musical mentors have also included Debbie Rappé, Dr. Marilyn Coles, Dr. Clayne
Robison, Rosalind Hall, Dr. Ronald Staheli, Dr. Lawrence Vincent, Dr. Ruth Christensen, Dr. Anna
Mouy, Dr. Diane Reich, Dr. Darrell Babidge, and Jennifer Babidge.