Angelica Rosa is a Lyric Spinto Soprano and Theater Director from Puerto Rico, graduated from the Julliard School of Music, New York in operatic singing under the tutelage of Madame Elenor Steber. Pursuing perfection in her vocal technique, then she also studied with William Woodruff and Madame Rita Patané.
As a graduate in Humanities from the University of Puerto Rico, she has a major in Musical Education and a minor in Acting and Art History. Also studding at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico in the Piano Department under the tutelage of Luz Hutchinson.
What sets her apart is how she’s has been able to blend her piano, opera and theater credentials with music and performing arts pedagogy. Finding the perfect meeting ground between an opera career, teaching and theater direction is the single reason why she’s become one of the most gifted teachers in the world of Spanish-speaking music.
She was Musical Director at the Teaching Unit of the Miriam Colon Traveling Theater in Broadway, New York. Teaching Musical Theater repertoire, vocal technique and Broadway Production.
She taught Music history and Choral Conducting at Hostos College and Manhattan College.
She was Musical Director and General Administrator of the Children’s Company: “Young People Chorus” in Brooklyn, New York.
She taught at Turtle Bay Music School, New York; Operatic repertoire and Voice Technique.
Musical Director of the film Powaqqatsi, featuring music of Phillip Glass, and directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola Productions, with the “Young People Chorus”. The Governor of Puerto Rico in New York awarded Angelica Rosa for her musical work at such film in 1989.
In 1985, she founded the Performing Arts School and TV Production - Angelica Rosa, in New York, dedicated to the global education of singers-actors, musicians and dancers for the Broadway, New York market with branches in Spain, Arizona, Guatemala, El Salvador, Bolivia and now in Puerto Rico. Currently, this institution focuses in the preparation of auditions to attain the enrollment in Bachelor or Master Studies in several universities, conservatories and educational institutions in the different artistic specializations, as well in the preparation for classical, jazz and gospel international competitions.
Angelica Rosa has been considered by John Rockwell of the New York daily “The New York Times” as: “A complete Soprano…a brilliant voice with good support…thorough technique…meticulous singer of utmost expression…”
Angelica Rosa has a career that spans more than 30 years, devoted to the formation of artistic values in different countries such as the United States, Spain, Central America, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, Bolivia and Mexico.