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Music, Anticipation (ending) from Romance Suite
Composed & performed by
Bettie Ross


BETTIE ROSS began studying piano
at the age of 4 1/2. 

Her classical training included piano
and music studies with Trinity College
of Oxford University
as a child, and
Calif. State Univ. at Northridge and 
UCLA as a young adult.

In high school, BETTIE received the
Frederick Chopin Piano Award and 
the Bank of America Music Award.
In College, she was awarded the  
Donna Del Fave Memorial Scholarship.


While working as a church organist
since the age of 14, BETTIE also played
keyboards in various rock groups such
as
3 Kings and a Queen (below).



Above:  BETTIE ROSS, Marc Singer, Brie Howard & Glen Ballard of Rockola, a Los Angeles based band of the late-1970s.

Glen Ballard later wrote the Michael Jackson hit, "Man in the Mirror."


During this period,
BETTIE also performed
with
Chick Corea, Gayle Moran, Melissa
Manchester, The Bellamy Brothers, Phyllis
St. James (Yvonne Williams), Patti Quatro,
Peggy Howard, Elmira Collins, and Peter
Schless.




Gayle Moran, Bettie Ross, Chick Corea

Melissa Manchester

The Bellamy Brothers




Raven Kane & Bettie Ross





I
n 1985 BETTIE
ROSS, vocalist
Raven Kane and
Grammy-winning
producer/arranger,
David Campbell
formed a band
called
Vogue 2000.


David Campbell, John Parr, Raven Kane, Bettie Ross & Bernie Dresel




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2006 by Bettie Ross