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Andrea Ross

Andrea Ross on the cover of her
debut album Moon River (2007)
Background information
Birth name Andrea Christine Ross
Born April 8, 1991 (1991-04-08) (age 16)
Dover, New Hampshire U.S.
Genre(s) Classical crossover, pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Years active 1999-present
Label(s) Universal (UCJ)
Website AndreaRoss.com

Andrea Christine Ross (born April 8, 1991) is an American singer and actress. Andrea has been an award-winning lead actress on stage in her local area of Boston, Massachusetts since the age of 8 years old. At age 13 she was discovered by Andrew Lloyd Webber who decided to champion her career and launch her as his protégée with a debut CD recording in 2007.[1] Image File history File links Andrea_Ross_Moon_River_CD_Cover. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location within New Hampshire Coordinates: , Country United States State New Hampshire County Strafford Settled 1623 Incorporated 1623 (town) Incorporated 1855 (city) Government  - City Manager Mike Joyal  - Mayor Scott Myers  - City Council Robert Keays David Scott Catherine Cheney Dennis Ciotti Douglas DeDe Dean Trefethen Harvey Turner Area  - City  29. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Bold text For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest business group and family of record labels in the recording industry. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of Julian Lloyd Webber. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

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Biography

Andrea Ross was born on April 8, 1991 in Dover, New Hampshire the daughter of William and Paula Ross. In elementary school Andrea started taking a variety of lessons in music, dance and also was playing sports. But it is was enrollment at a local performing arts after-school program that won out. Andrea progressed quickly from ensemble roles to lead musical theatre roles on-stage. Encouraged by her enthusiasm, her parents allowed her to travel to Boston to audition for a professional family theatre. Andrea won the lead role in "Tuck Everlasting" at the Wheelock Family Theatre at age 10. This was the beginning of a 5-year continuous string of winning lead roles and critical praise from the Boston-area press and theatre community.[2] Andrea is currently a member of the class of 2009 at Noble and Greenough School, located in Dedham, Massachusetts. April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location within New Hampshire Coordinates: , Country United States State New Hampshire County Strafford Settled 1623 Incorporated 1623 (town) Incorporated 1855 (city) Government  - City Manager Mike Joyal  - Mayor Scott Myers  - City Council Robert Keays David Scott Catherine Cheney Dennis Ciotti Douglas DeDe Dean Trefethen Harvey Turner Area  - City  29. ... The Noble and Greenough School, popularly referred to as Nobles, is a coeducational, nonsectarian day and boarding school for students in grades seven through twelve. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Norfolk County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - Town    Administrator Bill Keegan  - Board of    Selectmen Marie-Loise Kehoe Mike Butler James MacDonald Carmen DelloIocono Dennis Teehan Area  - Town  10. ...


1999-2006: Stage career

On May 23, 2005, Andrea Ross became the youngest person to receive Boston's prestigious Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress. In her nominating remarks on Andrea’s behalf, Terry Byrne, theatre critic of the Boston Herald commented: "Stage presence is that ineffable quality some performers have to command an audience's attention, sometimes before they even begin to speak... Combine that with considerable acting talent, a magnificent singing voice, and a strong sense of focus and the star quality is undeniable..." Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... The Boston Herald is a tabloid newspaper (not to be confused with tabloid press periodicals), the smaller of the two big dailies in Boston, Massachusetts, with a daily circulation of 230,543 in September 2005. ...


Andrea Ross has been a member of the Actors' Equity Association professional union since 2006. This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...


In August 2006, Andrea Ross portrayed Gabriella Montez in Disney Theatrical Productions' and Music Theater International's first granted license of the musical stage production High School Musical at Stagedoor Manor in Loch Sheldrake, New York.[3][4] The purpose built Lion King theater in Hamburg New Amsterdam Theater in New York City Advertisement for Beauty and the Beast Disney Theatrical, formally known as Walt Disney Theatrical Productions is the stageplay and musical production arm of The Walt Disney Company. ... For other uses, see High School Musical (disambiguation). ... Stagedoor Manor (brochure photo) Stagedoor Manor is a performing arts summer camp located in upstate New York which has trained several high profile child actors. ...


When Andrew Lloyd Webber introduced Andrea Ross at his Sydmonton Festival in 2005, he said:

I've not heard a voice like this for a long, long time. I think she's quite extraordinary. I ask you to give a hugely warm welcome to somebody who I think you're going to hear an awful lot more of for the next . . . 50 years!

Regional theatre credits

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2007-present: solo career

Andrea Ross' debut studio album "Moon River" was released on March 5, 2007 by Universal Classics & Jazz in the UK. It is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright. This article is about the day. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of Julian Lloyd Webber. ... From Nigel Wrights website Nigel Wright (born 13 June 1955, in Bristol) is a record producer from England. ...

Andrea Ross in the recording studio with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright.

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 450 KB) Andrea Ross with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright in the studio recording her debut CD Moon River I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 450 KB) Andrea Ross with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright in the studio recording her debut CD Moon River I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of Julian Lloyd Webber. ... From Nigel Wrights website Nigel Wright (born 13 June 1955, in Bristol) is a record producer from England. ...

"Moon River" track listing

  1. Moon River
  2. No Matter What (From 'Whistle Down The Wind')
  3. Songbird
  4. White Horses (Theme To 'The White Horses')
  5. Heart Like A Wheel
  6. The Prayer
  7. All The Love I Have
  8. What The World Needs Now Is Love
  9. You Raise Me Up
  10. Popular (From The Musical 'Wicked')
  11. Learn To Be Lonely
  12. Start Of Something New (From 'High School Musical')
  13. Whistle Down The Wind
  14. One World

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Whistle Down the Wind is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the 1961 film Whistle Down the Wind. ... The White Horses is a 1965 television series co-produced by RTS of Yugoslavia and BR-TV of Germany. ... This article is about song by Céline Dion and Andrea Bocelli, for another song by the same name, see The Prayer (Bloc Party song) . The Prayer is a duet between Céline Dion and Andrea Bocelli. ... What the world needs now is love, sweet love is the title of a 1965 popular song with lyrics by Hal David, and music composed by Burt Bacharach . ... Wicked is a Tony award-winning American musical produced by Universal Pictures with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. ... For other uses, see High School Musical (disambiguation). ...

Charity Work

Challenge Anneka

Thanks to her record label Universal, Andrea was able to donate her time to the Challenge Anneka challenge to record an album to raise money for Childrens Hospices around the UK. It was broadcast on June 6, 2007 on ITV. The album, Over the Rainbow was released on June 4, 2007 and reached a peak position of #2 on iTunes. Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest business group and family of record labels in the recording industry. ... Challenge Anneka is a British television programme, produced by the independent production company Mentorn for the BBC and aired on Saturday evenings on BBC One from 1989 until 1995. ... Independent Television (generally known as ITV, but also as ITV Network) is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up under the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide competition to the BBC. ITV is the oldest commercial television network in the UK. Since 1990 and the Broadcasting... Over the Rainbow is a charity album of showtunes, recorded by various artists and released in 2007. ... This article is about the iTunes application. ...


Concert for Diana

In a recent Press Release Andrea has been confirmed to be performing at the memorial concert 'Concert for Diana'[5]. The Concert was held July 1, 2007, which would have been Diana's 46th birthday, this large event will be one of the first major events to take place in the new Wembley Stadium. Concert for Diana (The Peoples Princess) was a concert held at the new Wembley Stadium in London, England, United Kingdom in honour of the late Diana, Princess of Wales on 1 July 2007, which would have been her 46th birthday; 2007 is also the 10th anniversary of her death. ... For the old stadium, see Wembley Stadium (1923). ...


Albums

  • Moon River (2007) #42 UK

See also: 2007 in British music 2007 in hip hop Musical groups established in 2007 Record labels established in 2007 // January George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queens New Year Honours List. ...

References

  1. ^ Foster, Catherine. On to a bigger stage.
  2. ^ Foster, Catherine. The tomorrows look sunny for early-shining musical actress.
  3. ^ Parsons, Claudia. Summer camp kids mount "High School Musical" premiere.
  4. ^ Hofler, Robert. Disney retools its 'School'.
  5. ^ Hernandez, Ernio. Andrew Lloyd Webber Among "Concert for Diana" Performers.

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