Rose Winebrenner Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE

Singer, voice over artist, multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, composer, arranger, and private music instructor.

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

US Citizen living in Hong Kong.

 

EXPERIENCE

Voice over character singing and acting for a children’s English learning app. Production currently in progress.

 

Orchestration of My Name Is Gaia, a power ballad created for Theatre Bites’ flagship show If Not Me, Who? presented by Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and Swire Properties in June 2019.

 

Composition of two songs for Romani Gypsy body percussion dance troupe, Romafest - The Art of Caravan - March 2019.

 

Composer, Singer and Flutist in Alis, a Nouvelle Cirque show presented by Le Cirque with the World’s Top Performers. Performed 80 shows in various theatres and arenas in Italy and Switzerland.  Recently completed a tour of 17 theatre shows in five cities in Switzerland during April, 2019.  2017 - Present

 

Featured vocalist in the credits of The Elder, a short film by Jacqueline Haigh which premiered at the 2017 Monaco International Film Festival.

 

Co-composer, co-story creator and singer/actress/musician for the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation.  Co-creator of the full length original musical theatre work Melodia and also played a main character.  With an original cast of 100 youth actors, Melodia was lauded as Hong Kong’s 2017 Best Local Production by the South China Morning Post.  2016 - 2017

 

Original lead singer/musician/vocal arranger for ZAiA, a Cirque du Soleil resident show in Macau. Featured on the official soundtrack recording.  As part of ZAiA, I performed for the 2011 Chinese New Year video taping for CCTV in Changsha, China which had several million views on youku.com.  As part of the ZAiA cast, I also performed for the 2009 IIFA Bollywood Awards ceremony in Macau. Over 1400 shows from 2008 - 2012.

 

Piano bar singer/player.  I entertained primarily as a soloist, occasionally expanding to small ensembles and dueling pianos.  The usual venues were stand alone piano bars, restaurants, and corporate functions located mostly in the greater Chicago area and eventually branching out to the greater US, Mexico, Switzerland and Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Memorized a repertoire of over 1000 pop and jazz standards, played an average of 4-5 hours a night, 5 -7 nights a week from 1990 - 2008. 

 

Animation artist/clown/face-painter/balloon sculptor for fairs, festivals and corporate events. 1995 - 2007.

 

Creator and performer of original solo shows for children which encouraged and supported summer reading programme themes.  Performances were mostly in libraries in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. 1997 - 2006   

 

EDUCATION

Roosevelt University in Chicago 1990 - 1993.  Vocal major in classical and jazz performance. Piano minor in classical music performance.

 

SKILLS

Singing - solo and ensemble harmonies, Voice Over Acting, Piano, Transverse Flute, Ukulele, Composition, Studio Music Production, Instrumental and a capella Musical Arrangements, Musical Scoring, Transcriptions and Charts, Acting, Clowning.

© 2019 Rose Winebrenner.

Hong Kong Composer, Hong Kong Singer, Hong Kong Voice Over Artist, Hong Kong Studio Musician