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. 


 Education and Continuing Studies 

Bachelor of Arts, with distinction

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

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

Mount Allison University, May 2012

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


 Level 5 Classical Guitar, First Class Honours 

Awarded: Northeast Regional Gold Medal

 The Royal Conservatory of Music, 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 


  Private Musical Instructor (Guitar, Ukulele, Bass)

 Various, Providence, RI, 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