Kristian Rose

Kristian R.

New York, NY

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About

Kristian delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
May 2003

How far are you looking to go with your vocal talent? Let's get there together, lesson by lesson. Develop your sound, expand your range, learn to harmonize, become a riff machine, whatever direction you want to go in, let's take the vocal journey together. I have over a decade of experience and have trained all sorts of people. You can travel to me or I'll come where you are. Rates are affordable. Currently serving the CT area.


Born on Christmas Day 1980, Kristian R. has been writing songs for over a decade, his first composition coming at the age of 15. Kristian grew up in a small church in Harlem NYC, where he nurtured and developed his talents for singing, song writing, keyboarding, and production.

Over the years Kristian has written over 200 songs, directed numerous choirs, trained countless soloist, and produced for many up and coming Gospel and R&B acts. Kristian has shared the stage with the likes of Brian McKnight, Carl Thomas, and Mary Mary, and his songs have garnered praise from the legendary Roberta Flack and Ron Grant (Sony A R and host of the world famous Sunday Open Mic Night at the Village Under Ground featured on MTV's Making of the Band). Kristian was also recently featured in the "98.7 Kiss FM presents Gospel Under the Big Top" pre-show for the Universoul Circus, which had a sold out crowd of over 2500 that night. Kristian is also a winner of the 1190 WLIB "Play them or Pray for them" contest.

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Experience

Vocal Coach/ Music Producer/Songwriter
Jun 1998 - Present
KD ROSE PRODUCTIONS

Composed, written, and produced over 200 songs
Tailored songs to fit various styles and skill levels of the singers worked with
Offered on the spot in studio vocal instruction
Budgeted projects to fit very limited financial restraints
Scheduled, organized, and facilitated studio recording sessions
Organized and promoted Christian open mics

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Music Minister
Mar 2009 - Apr 2013
New Covenant

Provided Piano Accompaniment for worship services
Guided the musical direction of worship services
Provided vocal instruction and arranged harmonies for choir performances
Lead musical worship
Scheduled, organized, and facilitated rehearsals

Singing and Piano Instructor
Jul 2004 - Jul 2006
REVELATION PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO

Constructed musical exercise programs for students to maximize their talents and abilities.
Instruct individuals, groups, and choirs in the areas of proper vocal technique and music theory.
Taught elementary school students to read and compose music on a basic level

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Education

Bachelors
Jan 1999 - Jan 2011
Herbert Lehman College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

"Play Them Or Pray For Them" Competition Winner
Jun 2008
"WLIB 1190" The Largest Gospel Radio Station in New York City

Affiliations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Oct 2005

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

Photos & Videos

Vocal Tip #1
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Working In the Studio

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Encouragement
Online Lessons!!!

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6 Reviews

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Manna B. Nov 6, 2014
Christian Gospel · Online

Kristian is a great instructor! Very patient, encouraging and knowledgeable about singing. I've learned a lot in a very short time and have heard improvements in my voice already. I would definitely recommend Kristian as an instructor.

Kert C. Jul 23, 2014
Singing · Online

Kristian is patient and thorough with his training. I am still taking lessons from him. At the rate we are going, I see myself developing my vocal abilities significantly. He can help build confidence and vocal strength. Great teacher!

Elissa F. Jul 21, 2014
Christian Gospel · In studio

Kristian is a great teacher. Very professional. He does an assessment of where you are and then helps you to get to where you want to be. The whole time assuring that you are having fun doing so. I appreciate his expertise and the fact that he is willing to push me beyond what I think I am capable of.

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Aisha L. Jun 14, 2014
Singing · In studio

There are so many wonderful things I can say about Kristian. He's insightful, encouraging, knowledgeable, and an all around delight to work with. From the first lesson you will walk away feeling that you've made the absolute right decision to work with him. Simply the best!

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Alexia B. Mar 28, 2014
Singing ·

Great Voice Teacher

I took lessons from Kristian in New York City. He was very professional and brought the best out of me. He gave me work that really challenged me and expanded my vocal range. He also made classes fun.

MONICA R. Mar 18, 2014
Singing ·

Best lesson ever

I took a few voice lessons with this teacher he knows what he is doing you will notice a good change in your voice. You wont waste your time or your money and he is very professional.

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