St. Mary's Episcopal

Bolton, Mississippi


Second Sundays at St. Mary's

July 8th,  4:00 PM


Evening Prayer

Harvey Smith, Officiant


A Summertime Musical Potpourri


Lee Bailey, Tenor & Bruce Lesley, Accompanist


Dr. Bruce Lesley and Lee Farrar Bailey


A native of Tupelo, MS and the son of the late, world-renowned operatic tenor, Dennis Bailey, Lee Farrar Bailey had the opportunity to perform his entire life. Lee made his operatic debut at age seven with the Seattle Opera Company and upon graduating from high school, went into long-standing contracts with the New Orleans Opera, Summer Lyric Theatre, and other prestigious companies. Since then, he has built a career as a featured soloist and in leading roles with professional opera, musical theatre companies and numerous symphony orchestras.

A recording artist with five albums, Lee has toured concert halls in support of those works across the country. Lee resides in San Antonio with his wife and children while working as a singer and coaching roles with world renowned and Metropolitan Opera principle coach, Joshua Greene, preparing to reenter the professional operatic world as a Helden tenor specializing in the works of Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss and others. Lee owns and operates The Farrar Performing Arts Studios, as well as being an instructor in voice, guitar, piano, acting, composition and songwriting.