Roosevelt Credit

Roosevelt André Credit's profound and spirited performances have served to shape his career both nationally and internationally as a bass/baritone. Roosevelt Andre Credit is currently being featured as a "Fisherman" in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on Broadway. He has performed on and off Broadway, playing several roles in the Tony Award winning and national touring companies of Harold Prince's Show Boat. Acknowledged for his humanitarianism and good will, Roosevelt André Credit was awarded the Theron Montgomery Award by the Broadway community twice, recognizing him as a positive role model both on and off stage. Some of his other philanthropic associations are Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Rockland Family Shelter, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Metropolitan Ministries.

Roosevelt Credit holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Oregon State University, a Master of Music in Voice and Opera Performance, and a Master of Music in Conducting from Northwestern University. He is also an Eagle Scout from Troop 254 of the Golden Acorn District.

His extensive repertoire includes opera, oratorio, jazz, spirituals, pop, and musicals. He has performed with the Chicago Opera Theatre, Birmingham Opera, New York Contemporary Opera, Chautauqua Opera, and was a featured soloist with Jazz at Lincoln Center's Duke Ellington Orchestra during the Centennial Celebration. Roosevelt made his Carnegie Hall debut singing Schubert conducted by Maestro Robert Bass, and his Town Hall debut in Music Is In the Air: A Tribute to Jerome Kern, "brought the cheering audience to their feet."- Robert L. Daniels, Variety Magazine.

He was a featured performer at the Barack Obama 2009 Pennsylvania Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C., and worship leader for the United Methodist Women Northeastern Jurisdiction Quadrennial Meeting. Roosevelt was a guest technician for the North Central American Choral Directors Association Convention in Omaha and guest soloist at the Movements in Peace concert directed by Craig Hella Johnson. He has conducted the Rockland County High School ACDA All City Chorus, South Dakota ACDA Mixed Junior Honor Choir, Orange County Elementary School Music Festival, the and the well-known Chicago Children's Choir.

Other featured performances include appearances at the Helen Hayes Theater, Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway concert series, Broadway to Barbados with Leftfield Productions, in concert with the Mississippi Mass Choir, and tours throughout Japan with the New York Ragtime Orchestra. He was featured soloist with the Long Island Symphonic Choral Association, and a featured composer during the American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival, conducted by Gregg Smith.

His operatic roles include Henry in The White House Cantata, Dr. Bartolo in Il barbiere di Sivglia, St. Eustace in Four Saint's in Three Acts, Jim in Porgy and Bess, and Figaro in Le nozze de Figaro. His world premiers and recordings include Elegies For the Fallen by Joyce Solomon Moorman; For The People by John W. Jones; Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music by Joshua Rosenblum; Robert Greenleaf's Under the Arbor, telecast by Public Broadcast Systems; and the new orchestrations for the "Gospel Mass" by Robert Ray, conducted by Anton Armstrong of St. Olaf College with the Long Island Masterworks Choral Festival Institute.

Roosevelt André Credit has performed various works including the Fauré Requiem, Bach's St. John Passion, Handel's Messiah, Bach's B Minor Mass, and Songs of the Slave by Kirke Mechem, conducted by Dr. Teresa Bowers with Bel Voce Ensemble. He is the bass section leader of the Saint Peter's Church in New York City, and a member of the St. Matthews Church Choir of Manhattan on Sunday afternoons. He has worked with Kids Project of New York as teacher, actor and puppeteer for disability awareness education for children. He is an ASCAP Award winner for his published solo vocal/choral compositions, and author of an anthology of spirituals titled "Ol' Time Religion," one of his greatest joys. Please visit www.rooseveltacredit.com for recordings and more information.

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Richard Todd Adams
Richard Todd Adams
Rosa Avila
Rosa Avila
Ryan Ball
Ryan Ball
James Barbour
James Barbour
Jeannette Bayardelle
Jeannette Bayardelle
Jeremy Beck
Jeremy Beck
Neil Berg
Neil Berg
Jon Berger
Jon Berger
Jason Bernard
Jason Bernard
Steve Blanchard
Steve Blanchard
Stephanie J. Block
Stephanie J. Block
Ron Bohmer
Ron Bohmer
Dustin Brayley
Dustin Brayley
Catherine Brunell
Catherine Brunell
Kimilee Bryant
Kimilee Bryant
Erick Buckley
Erick Buckley
Andrea Burns
Andrea Burns
Liz Callaway
Liz Callaway
Joey Calveri
Joey Calveri
Carter Calvert
Carter Calvert
John Classick
John Classick
Roger Cohen
Roger Cohen
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Roosevelt Credit
Keith Crupi
Keith Crupi
Charles Czarnecki
Charles Czarnecki
Quentin Earl Darrington
Quentin Earl Darrington
Michelle Dawson
Michelle Dawson
Erin Denman
Erin Denman
Jeffry Denman
Jeffry Denman
Diana DiMarzio
Diana DiMarzio
Jennifer DiNoia
Jennifer DiNoia
Dan Domenech
Dan Domenech
Robert DuSold
Robert DuSold
Maria Eberline
Maria Eberline
David Elder
David Elder
Rob Evan
Rob Evan
Aaron Finley
Aaron Finley
Judith Franklin
Judith Franklin
Adam Friedson
Adam Friedson
Darren Gage
Darren Gage
Mandy Gonzalez
Mandy Gonzalez
Alan H. Green
Alan H. Green
Al Greene
Al Greene
Jessica Grovè
Jessica Grovè
Eugene Gwozdz
Eugene Gwozdz
Chris Haberl
Chris Haberl
Mikey Hachey
Mikey Hachey
Jacob Haren
Jacob Haren
Laurel Harris
Laurel Harris
Rita Harvey
Rita Harvey
Tamra Hayden
Tamra Hayden
Josh Hobbs
Josh Hobbs
Leah Horowitz
Leah Horowitz
Avionce Hoyles
Avionce Hoyles
Matt Hughes
Matt Hughes
Jana Djenne Jackson
Jana Djenne Jackson
Capathia Jenkins
Capathia Jenkins
David Jennings
David Jennings
Sandra Joseph
Sandra Joseph
Dylan Kelehan
Dylan Kelehan
Kareema M Khouri
Kareema M Khouri
Booker King
Booker King
Marc Kudisch
Marc Kudisch
Jeremy Kushnier
Jeremy Kushnier
Rayshun LaMarr
Rayshun LaMarr
John Lang
John Lang
Michael Lanning
Michael Lanning
Ted Louis Levy
Ted Louis Levy
Elijah Ahmad Lewis
Elijah Ahmad Lewis
Norm Lewis
Norm Lewis
Kim Lindsay
Kim Lindsay
Brad Little
Brad Little
John Jeffrey Martin
John Jeffrey Martin
Luba Mason
Luba Mason
Ray McLeod
Ray McLeod
William Michals
William Michals
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Miss Emily
Miss Emily
Justin Mortelliti
Justin Mortelliti
James Moye
James Moye
Jarran Muse
Jarran Muse
James Musto
James Musto
David Nagy
David Nagy
Grant Norman
Grant Norman
Shannon O
Shannon O'Bryan
Susan O
Susan O'Dea
Irio O
Irio O'Farrill
Perry Orfanella
Perry Orfanella
Hugh Panero
Hugh Panero
Michael Park
Michael Park
Meredith Patterson
Meredith Patterson
Rebecca Pitcher
Rebecca Pitcher
Sammy Quinn
Sammy Quinn
Baron Raymonde
Baron Raymonde
Rob Ritchie
Rob Ritchie
Robert and Nicola Royston
Robert and Nicola Royston
Patti Russo
Patti Russo
Ivan Rutherford
Ivan Rutherford
Abraham Saenz
Abraham Saenz
Maximilian Sangerman
Maximilian Sangerman
Alex Santiorello
Alex Santiorello
Fiona Santos
Fiona Santos
Justin Matthew Sargent
Justin Matthew Sargent
Craig Schulman
Craig Schulman
Matthew Sims
Matthew Sims
Bill Stanley
Bill Stanley
T. Shyvonne Stewart
T. Shyvonne Stewart
Brett Stoelker
Brett Stoelker
Brandon Sturiale
Brandon Sturiale
Natalie Toro
Natalie Toro
John Treacy Egan
John Treacy Egan
Cartreze Tucker
Cartreze Tucker
Tony Vincent
Tony Vincent
Chuck Wagner
Chuck Wagner
Daniel Walker
Daniel Walker
Brian Walters
Brian Walters
Beverly Ward
Beverly Ward
Kirby Ward
Kirby Ward
David Weinstein
David Weinstein
Helen White
Helen White
Angela Wildflower
Angela Wildflower
Aurelia Williams
Aurelia Williams
Michael J. Wilson
Michael J. Wilson
Alex Wise
Alex Wise
David Wolfson
David Wolfson
Brook Wood
Brook Wood
Jason Wooten
Jason Wooten
Miss YaYa
Miss YaYa
Danny Zolli
Danny Zolli