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Brightening lives
through music

Known for his signature style red guitar, catchy tunes, and heartfelt lyrics, Phil writes songs that help children learn something about the world around them. 

Many of his songs have familiar themes like friendship and nature. Through his music, he encourages children to live their lives in an imaginative way.

Baker involves children throughout his show. Many of the songs he uses include actions for the listener to follow, creating a welcoming performance environment that encourages individual expression and group engagement.


When composing, Baker incorporates rich chords, vibrant rhythms, singable melodies, and diverse genres such as Brazilian samba and World folkBaker hopes to inspire the next generation of musicians and storytellers; the future artisans of the world.

"There's joy in creating something new. It's important to encourage children to use their sense of play and wonder," Baker says.

Through his love for guitar, Phil has created a musical world for children; a life in music for kids.

Did You Know Phil:

  • Has been touring artist with the S.D. Arts Council, since 1987

  • Is a four-time White House Easter Egg Roll performer

  • Was a national presenter for CHARACTER COUNTS! (2001-11)

  • Was honored by the S.D. State Legislature for his work with young people

By The Numbers

  • 2 million road miles, and counting

  • 38 years of performing music for kids ​

  • 4,500 live performances in 13 countries

  • shared stage with 120 national acts

  • 10,000 classroom visits

  • 120 shows for Military Families in Europe and across the US

  • 4 million current users of Sanford Health FIT music

  • 18,000 classrooms and 8 million children using Sanford Harmony music

  • Lots of happy, smiling children 

Need a Show?


Phil Baker Music 

1500 S Raymond Cir

Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57106 

(605) 321-9546

Brightening the Lives of Children through Music, since 1986

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