James Rose

Key details:

Vocal Studies
Vocal Studies Professor; A Capella Ensemble


James Rose is a prolific arranger, composer, performer, producer & educator, based in London. Over the years, he has become a veteran performer of a cappella & vocal harmony, touring worldwide with his acclaimed internet sensation group, Accent. James has an extensive portfolio of arrangements and originals for prominent groups, choirs and bands, including The Real Group, Voces8, Naturally 7, The Swingles, Rajaton, Perpetuum Jazzile, NBC’s The Sing Off winners Committed, The Filharmonic, Arturo Sandoval, Black Voices, Peter Hollens, Women of the World, The Aeolians and the National Youth Choir of Great Britain.

He worked as a vocal group mentor and arranger for BBC1’s prime-time show, Pitch Battle, collaborating closely with Bebe Rexha.

Additional TV vocal arranging and coaching work includes BBC’s The One Show & CBBC. Driven by a love of teaching, James works as the vocal arranging professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, as well as a group director at A Cappella Academy, alongside workshopping internationally with vocalists and choirs worldwide.

Instead of sleeping, he also composes for videogames, creates musical apps, and is a producer of original electronic music, currently gearing up to release his second solo record.