A B O U T 

 Who is Rosie Gripton? 

 I am a Canadian musician, artist and educator currently residing in Chicago, Illinois.

My creative pursuits lie in underground music, D.I.Y., and living everyday with the utmost joie de vivre. 

 CURRICULUM VITAE 

 Education and Continuing Studies 

 Bachelor of Arts, with distinction 

 Major: Sociology, Minor: Women's and Gender Studies 

 Mount Allison University, May 2012 

 Awarded: Women's and Gender Studies 2012 and Sociology 2012 Departmental Award 

Music Theory and Ear Training

 Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, May 2019 

 The Blues: Understanding and Performing an American Art Form 

 University of Rochester, February 2018 

Certifications

 Level 6 Classical Guitar, First Class Honours with Distinction 

 The Royal Conservatory of Music, August 2020 

 Awarded: Northeast Regional Gold Medal For Level 5 Classical Guitar December 2019 

 Level 8 Music Theory, First Class Honours with Distinction 

 The Royal Conservatory of Music, August 2019 

Level 9 Music History, First Class Honours with Distinction

 The Royal Conservatory of Music, May 2020 

Employment

 Musical Instructor (Guitar, Bass)

 Guitar Center, Chicago,IL, October 2020 to Present 

Private Musical Instructor (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass)

 Various, September 2017 to present

 Musical Instructor (Guitar, Ukulele)

 Guitar Center, Warwick, RI, September 2018 to July 2020 

 Musical Instructor (Guitar, Ukulele, Songwriting)

 Girls Rock! Rhode Island, Providence, RI, January to December 2019 

 Private Tutor (Primary Level Math and French)

 Montreal, Quebec, January 2013 to June 2016 

 Family Literacy Intern 

 Tantramar Family Resource Center, Sackville, NB, June to July 2012 

Volunteer and Community Action

 Girls Rock! Rhode Island 2017-2020 

 CKUT 90.3 FM 2013-2016 

 The Mile-End Mission 2013-2014 

 CHMA 106.9 FM 2010-2012 

 Contact 

 therosiegripton(at)gmail(dot)com