Allen Bays


Allen Bays is a local native of Virginia Beach, VA. He is married to his wife, Rachel, and father to their newborn son. Allen is a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. While in college, he was called into Christian music ministry. He is a local licensed pastor through the Wesleyan Church and, since 2013, has served at Broadcast Church in Chesapeake as the Assistant and Worship Arts Pastor. He also serves part-time as the Worship Director for People In Need (PiN) Ministry, a homeless organization in Virginia Beach, VA. In addition to ministry, Allen is an entrepreneur and owns his recording studio called “Shed Studios LLC,” where he is a producer and recording engineer. He is a session musician and engineer for Revival Music Company, a record label that represents and manages dozens of national, regional, and local artists. He also is a session musician and engineer for Cloud Studios in Norfolk, VA. Allen plays guitar for radio charting country artist Celeste Kellogg and Praise & Worship group Him & Her. As a guitar instructor at KEYS, Allen hopes to empower, teach, and develop the next generation of worshippers on guitar in the local area of Hampton Roads.

Classes Taught

Advanced Guitar, Beginning Guitar, Intermediate Guitar