Rose Winebrenner Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE

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

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

US Citizen living in Central Illinois, USA.

 

EXPERIENCE

CURRENT: Piano Entertainer, Solo and Dueling - The Broadway Lounge in Peoria Illinois and various random corporate and fundraising functions in the midwest of USA.

Composer, Singer and Flutist in Alis, a Nouvelle Cirque show presented by Le Cirque with the World’s Top Performers. Currently prepping for 2021 Winter tour in Italy in November and December.  Performed 80 shows in various theatres and arenas in Italy and Switzerland.  2017 - Present. 

Voice over character singing and acting for a children’s English learning app used in the China 2019 - 2020.

 

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 Hong Kong, June 2019.

 

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

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.  Studied Bachelor of Music in Voice and Piano. Classical and jazz performance. 

 

SKILLS

I read and write music and can easily accompany other singers on auditions, rehearsals and gigs.  Voice Over Acting, Piano, Transverse Flute, Ukulele, Composition, Studio Music Production, Instrumental and A Capella Vocal Arrangements, Musical Scoring, Transcriptions and Charts, Acting, Clowning. Side musician - piano, flute, background vocals, uke, melodica. Vocal and piano coaching.