Rita Rosa was born in Cuba and holds a degree in Choral conducting from National School of Arts in Havana, Cuba. When she arrived in the USA, she registered in some courses related to education at Miami Dade College. She has been dedicated to investigation, education musical composition and literacy for children. With her music and books, she has impacted around 10000 children from Cuba, Mexico, Bolivia, Germany, Sweden, Puerto Rico and USA. During her career, she has had the great experience of doing voiceover and vocal backups for many artists, such as Celia Cruz, Ricky Martin among others. She has been working for Univision broadcasting for many years, having the opportunity to get close to many artists and producers. At the same time, she has worked every day as an educator in private schools and conservatories.
As a recording artist, she holds 4 Latin Grammy nominations and the Cubadiscos International Award for her albums with folk Hispanic songs and original songs.
As an author, she has published 3 books with Scholastic INC. Two of them are songbooks while one is an original story-song illustrated. Her awards for publishing works are one honorable mention and one first place award at the International Latino Book Awards. She is the conductor of the West Miami Children's Choir and a producer for Los Grandes Amigos project.
Nowadays, she has been writing and producing content focused on bilingual children. Her music has a genuine message full of Afro-Caribbean's rhythm.
*Los Grandes Amigos have made several appearances at Univision news, Despierta America tv show El Gordo y la Flaca, as well as cartoons for Los Grandes amigos' youtube channel.
• Latin Grammy Nominee Artist 2009 ,2010 and 2012 y 2014
First Place at INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARDS 2014 (Los Mariachis)
• Honorable Mention at International Latino Books Awards for CANTABA LA RANA/ THE FROG WAS SINGING
Premios Cubadiscos Internacional por Canciones de Agua.
• Humanities Honor Student of the year, MDCC 2001-2002.
• First Place Book "Decimario Infantil" at 12 years old.
• First Place as songwriter in "The Cove/Rincon" Gala 2001 celebrated at FIU Auditorium. First Place as songwriter in "The Cove/Rincon" Gala 2004 celebrated at FIU Auditorium.
•Twelve awards at National YouthMusic Festivals (at a stage in an elementary school in Cuba)
•Member of the National Camera Choir, Havana Cuba.
•Giraldilla: "Group of the year" Flamigo's awards. Miami 1997.
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