Annelise Collette - Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, QChord
Hailing from Miami, Florida, creating a new genre of Retro Pop/Rock is vocalist, actress, dancer and songwriter Annelise Collette who began her career at a very early age. Annelise has been privileged with a musical upbringing, captivating audiences on stage by age three. She trained with New York vocal coach Aaron Hagan, and graduated from the prestigious New World School of the Arts/University of Florida, where she majored in Musical Theater. Her vocal performance background includes both classical and contemporary pop genres.
At age ten, she joined the professional Florida touring company The Songs of Broadway. Audiences have seen Annelise on high-profile stages throughout Florida including Guzman Theater of the Performing Arts (Miami,) Actor’s Playhouse (Coral Gables,) Jackie Gleason Theater (Miami Beach,) Colony Theater (Miami Beach), Broward Center for the Arts (Ft. Lauderdale) and Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (Tampa) to name a few. Annelise has held lead roles in Anything Goes, Carousel, Hello,Dolly!, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, and more. She's contributed time as both a Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager, and has appeared on MTV's Say What Karaoke. The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts rated her within the country's top five percent of up and coming talent in the Pop Vocal category.
Being rooted in Musical Theater has its advantages. Annelise employs dramatic applications to enhance her performance in Folk, Blues, R&B and Pop. A strong vocalist with a brazen image and unflappable drive, Annelise carries herself with confidence, exuding her comfort on stage with her foundation of technical singing. She recently was ranked as the 1 artist on MTV's Soundtrack in the Folk and Blues Category and 2 in the Pop Category.