About Alexander Rameses Taite
Alex, as he is called by his friends, is the third generation of a musical family: his grandfather was an accomplished violist, violinist, saxophonist, flutist, music teacher and composer; his uncle is a cellist, keyboard player, songwriter, vocalist and music teacher. No surprise, then, that early in his life, Alex found music to be a perfect way to express creativity and connect with the world.
Alex studied music at Pepperdine University where he honed his keyboard, composition, and vocal skills.
Some of Alex’s accomplishments include
- San Francisco Opera Chorus Member (2007- present)
- Director, San Francisco Boys Chorus graduate ensemble
- Director, Chorus Eclectic
- One-Man Show with original arrangements: “Deep River, The Flow Of Negro Spirituals Through Time”
- Music Teacher, Vocal Faculty, at Oakland School for the Arts
- Chorus Director, Lucas Studios with Lester Lynch
- Lucy Kinchen Chorale Chorus Member
- Multiple Studio Recording Credits as a Vocalist, and a Director
- Chorus Consultant, and Vocal coach with Cantare Con Vivo
- Vocal Arrangements for many choirs, barbershop groups, acapella groups, jazz bands, and opera singers.
Alex uses his musical talents and extensive experience to help his students explore and express their own musical goals and aspirations. He shares his musical passion with the community by teaching, directing, consulting, arranging and performing.
Alex offers the following private lessons, online courses, consultations, and performances to suit your needs:
- Vocal Coaching: including Singing for pleasure, Training for Auditions, Beat Box, Opera, Jazz, R&B, Pop, Soul, and Worship voice training.
- Choral Direction: including arranging, music selection (appropriate level of difficulty, etc), programming, rehearsal planning, and performance preparation.
- Music Theory Training using Alex’s own unique curriculum which empowers students to master music theory fundamentals and advanced theoretical concepts.
- Piano Lessons for professionals and for pleasure
- Choir, Ensemble, and Solo Arranging
- Contract Solo and Ensemble Performances, including his one-man-show
Contact Alex today to talk about how his special talents can move you closer to your own musical goals and creative potential.
Alex was recognized for his commitment to the education and welfare of Oakland's aspiring young artists. The certificate was presented by Barbara Lee, Congresswoman, House of Representatives.