Roosevelt Christmas

Roosevelt Christmas

5.0 (11)
1 hire on
1 employee
27 years in business

About this pro

I am a world traveled professional vocalists with over 40 years experience. Commercials, soundtracks, and background vocals for many recording artists (live and in the studio).

I have performed on the "Grammy Awards" &" Academy Awards".

I have a proven technique for improving pitch & dexterity, while building vocal strength and durability.

I have shared this technique with hundreds over the years.

It is a technique that will work for a lifetime.

Music is the universal language. Helping anyone speak it better is not only a pleasure, but a priveledge.

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Hawthorne, CA 90250
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11 Reviews


  • Cherish D.

    Roosevelt knows his stuff! He is extremely talented, has plenty of experience to vouch for his credibility, and is a great teacher and person =)

  • Joseph M. Morris

    Roosevelt is a wonderful and dynamic voice coach who brings a wealth of experience in all styles of music. His teaching style is personable, motivating, relaxed, and encourages vocal freedom throughout the learning process.

  • Reggie T

    Roosevelt's knowledge , passion and experience in music is amazing! A true pro! I learned alot in a short period of time.

  • Ann Wright Pitts

    Since Roosevelt arrived at Coast Gospel Choir as director, my voice has strengthened a lot without strain, and I've learned to breathe the right way. Under his direction I've expanded my range at the top and bottom while performing a delightful and challenging repertoire of gospel music. He has opened so many doors for me musically and spiritually, all with a chuckle and great perspective on life.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

The process begins with a needs assessment. If I determine that I can help you, we'l set ou time etc. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Voice lessons from the age of 13, theory training at UCLA, and over 40 years on the job. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

No. Because I do, individual training, group training, have amateur students, as well as Professionals, I price on a case by case basis. 

How did you get started teaching?

I have been asked countless times throughout my career to give vocal lessons to friends and aquaintences, and because of the love for the art form I decided to share the things that I know.

What types of students have you worked with?

All ages & ethnicities. Professionals as well as amateurs.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

That's a hard question. Most well publiczed singing events are not as much about actual singing ability as they are about popularity.

I don't have an answer for that.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Make sure that your teacher has as much experience as training, and that they have a heart for the art form.

Singing should be passionate, not contrived or solely mechanical.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Can anyone learn to sing?

How long is a voice lesson and how frequently should I attend one?

Will you be honest about my potential?