Judith M. Baity is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin native. She holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI), Michigan State University, East Lansing and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She is a successful accompanist and piano instructor. Her extensive experience as a director of sacred music gives Judith a unique musical voice as a composer/arranger of solo instrumental and orchestral works, choral and jazz pieces, contemporary gospel and children’s music. Two published piano pieces; “Toccatina” and “Q&A” are 1992 National Conference of Piano Pedagogy winners. Her “Mary McLeod Bethune Suite” for orchestra and voice was premiered in 2003 at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, FL. Ms. Baity’s 2007 Kwanzaa CD; Nguzo Saba is ranked as one of the best for children by about.com. As 2009 Artist-in-Residence at the Buckley School of Sherman Oaks, CA, she composed their school song, “Buckley, the Place for Me”. More information can be found on her website.