Ross Chitwood teaches singing for the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
A passionate teacher and performer, Chitwood constantly strives to foster a creative and open environment for students to learn. He spent several summers with the Aspen Music Festival and has enjoyed performances with Houston Grand Opera, Aspen Music Festival, The Long Island Choral Society and Juilliard Opera, to name a few. He now performs regularly as a soloist, and serves as music director at a church in Los Angeles. He maintains a robust private voice studio in Hollywood and is a member of the voice faculty at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. His students enjoy a high level of achievement, with many signed to major record labels and several performing on Broadway, including the runaway hit Hamilton.
Chitwood received his bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from the Juilliard School in New York, where he was admitted with presidential distinction, and a master’s degree in vocal performance from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.