Marisa Rawlins Music

Vocalist • Vocal Coach • Choral Director


Marisa Rawlins-Bradfield is a Los Angeles native who has been an active music educator, vocal coach, voice teacher, and choral director for over sixteen years. From an early age, she has had the opportunity to sing for radio, television, and feature films, along with performing with some of the most prestigious choral ensembles in the United States. Marisa is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience concerning the healthy singing voice for all genres and levels of proficiency.

Ms. Rawlins has had the pleasure of working with professional recording artists, conservatory music program students, and individuals who love sing as a hobby. Her students have appeared on the Disney Channel, ABC, FOX, Lifetime, along with notable performances at the Hollywood Bowl, the Luckman Performing Arts Center, The Broad Stage, the Aratani Japan American Theater, the Ford Amphitheater, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and the House of Blues. Marisa enjoys coaching students on audition preparation, and has had successful acceptances to the University of Southern California, Berklee College of Music, University of California, Santa Barbara, Chapman University, Renaissance Arts Academy, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, & Colburn School of Music.


Education, Certification, & Awards

  • University of Southern California, M.A /Single Subject Teaching Credential
  • California State University, Northridge, B.A., Paul Smith
  • Mount San Antonio College, Bruce Rogers
  • Amherst University, Jazz in July, Sheila Jordan & Dr. Billy Taylor
  • Los Angeles Co. High School for the Arts, Music
  • Student of Linda Stones, Melody Fernandez, Sheila Jordan, Mona Paulee,
  • Delcina Stevenson, Lisa Popeil
  • National Association of Teacher of Singing
  • USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music 2009 Honors Convocation
  • D’Addario Foundation Achievement Award
  • Teacher of the Year Award, LaMusArt 2013
  • Barbara Morrison’s Foundation, Y.E.S. 1999 Vocalist of the Year Award

Affiliated Organizations

  • Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)
  • Member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
  • Member of the Southern California Vocal Association(SCVA)
  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi, Honor Society for Education
  • Member of Latino American Alumni Association, University of Southern California
  • Member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
  • Member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
  • Member of National Assoc. of Music Education

Professional Performance Experience

  • Catalina Bar and Grill, Los Angeles
  • El Portal Theatre, NOHO Arts District
  • Alex Theatre, Glendale
  • Los Angeles Jazz Workshop
  • Bulgarian International Choral Festival
  • The Jazz Bakery
  • Eisteddfod Festival, Wales
  • International Assoc. of Jazz Educators Convention
  • Monterey Jazz Festival
  • Colony Theatre, Burbank
  • Carnegie Hall, NYC
  • The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
  • Ford Amphitheater, Los Angeles
  • Aratani, Japan American Theatre, Los Angeles
  • Luckman Performing Arts Center, Los Angeles

Employers + Clients

  • Providence High School, Burbank
  • 303 Post
  • DiscoveryOnstage, Burbank
  • Indart Music
  • Pendulum Music
  • Los Angeles All-Diocese Queen of Angels Honor Choir
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Granada Hills
  • Toluca Lake Methodist Church, Toluca Lake
  • Mad City Productions
  • Steve Lang Music
  • CBS Films
  • Universal Films
  • Disney Pictures
  • Kraft
  • Mattel
  • Toys "R" Us
  • Eagle Rock Music Studio, Eagle Rock
  • Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt), Los Angeles
  • Hope Institute of Music, Los Angeles
  • Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), Los Angeles