I am a classically trained singer and have experience working in stand up comedy as well. I am very happy to offer music for various special occasions such as weddings, funerals, parties, and more.
I have an extensive repertoire and am very happy to learn something special just for your occasion. Please feel free to contact me and I will be glad to negotiate terms to help make your next event a very special one!
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 5 - 20 minutes
Languages: English, German, Spanish
What to Expect
I am easily adaptable to the needs of almost any singing event. I have extensive experience in singing at weddings, funerals, receptions, and parties.
Recently, I have even serenaded couples at the request of one of the pair.
My repertoire is wide in genre and language, spanning classical, broadway, and jazz-standard pieces.
I am readily able to learn pieces for your event, as well.
Likewise, I am comfortable being as prominent or subdued of a presence as the setting of your event would require.
Adrian Rosales is a lyric baritone from Portland, Oregon and received his Master’s Degree in Vocal Arts/Opera from the University of Southern California; having studied with acclaimed baritone and two-time Grammy nominee: Rod Gilfry.
Recently, Adrian Rosales played Voltaire/Dr. Pangloss in the Aspen Music Festival's production of Bernstein's comic-operetta Candide. In previous seasons, Rosales had played Chino in Bernstein's West Side Story. As a participant of Oberlin in Italy and Opera Theater Pittsburgh's Summerfest, Adrian appeared as Morales in Carmen-The Gypsy, an adaptation of Bizet's masterpiece, Belcore in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore.
As a Resident Artist with the Shreveport Opera in Louisiana for the 2012-2013 season, Rosales performed the roles of Fiorello and the Officer, while covering Figaro, in Rossini's popular comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Silvio in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci. Rosales also appeared as Marullo in Verdi's Rigoletto with Shreveport Opera.
An enthusiast of contemporary English and American works, Adrian Rosales recently presented John Adams’ baritone and chamber orchestra piece, The Wound-Dresser, in a recital. He also covered the roles of Owen Wingrave and Spencer Coyle in Benjamin Britten's Owen Wingrave at USC and sang in Michael Gordon's meditative rock opera Van Gogh about the legendary painter with the 'What's Next ? - Music Ensemble' in Los Angeles, California.
Additional Booking Notes
I usually sing without any form of amplification.
If you feel as though your event would call for such a set-up, I am happy to perform with this for you.
However, you will have to supply said devices.
This list indicates a few examples of each genre of music I have experience performing.
Luck Be A Lady Tonight
The Impossible Dream
Fly Me to the Moon
The Girl from Ipanema
I Get a Kick Out of you
Classical Pieces (by composer)
Influences & Inspiration
Frank Sinatra, Placido Domingo, Thomas Hampson, Rod Gilfry
None required, unless you would like accompaniment (i.e. guitar/piano); the arrangement of which we will have to discuss
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