Born in to
a European-Canadian musical family (his grandmother a Russian
pianist and teacher, his father Milton a classical composer), Micah Barnes grew up in the dance studios and acting schools
of Toronto, studying with great teachers like Loy Coutts
(Stratford) and Rosemary Dunsmore (Centre for Actor
Study) on his way to his musical directing career working
in theatre (including the award winning play "The
Rez Sisters") where he cut his teeth as a coach
teaching actors to sing his scores.
internationally acclaimed act The Nylons as their
lead Baritone. Micah began his own vocal studies in earnest,
working with Bill Vincent in Toronto and Seth Riggs in Los Angeles
to improve his professional abilities while touring and recording
with the Pop-Acapella singing group.
in 1996 to move to Los Angeles and release a series of club records,
Micah hit number one on the Billboard Club chart in 2004 along
with mega-hit producers Thunderpuss with their
international hit "Welcome To My Head".