Welcome to the website of Cherry Hayes!

Cherry is an experienced musician and gifted teacher, whose passion is sharing this love of music! She has consistently produced award-winning vocal ensembles and built highly successful choral programs at schools in Sacramento and Grass Valley, CA. Cherry currently serves as director of choral music at Calvary Bible Church and artistic director of Sierra Mountain Music Camp. Cherry teaches voice and piano from her home and welcomes students of all ages, young children to adults. She is highly sought-after as a choral festival adjudicator and enjoys judging for Festivals of Music, Music in the Parks and California Music Educator’s festivals.

Enjoy surfing this site and don’t hesitate to contact Cherry with any questions!

Bear River High School’s show choir, Starlite Express, in competition. Cherry founded and directed this group for 19 years.


Cherry is an accomplished pianist, offers piano instruction to students, ages 7 – adults. Depending upon the student’s age a maturity, some children are ready to begin at a younger age after an evaluation from Cherry.

Cherry offers her vocal students the best of both worlds! She is classically trained, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in vocal performance, and then trained extensively in musical theatre, jazz, and pop. Cherry emphasizes correct vocal technique while coaching students in a variety of musical genres.