Bio

CIENNAJADE GREW UP 20 MINUTES OUTSIDE OF THE NATIONS CAPITAL IN RESTON, VIRGINIA.  SHE ATTENDED D.C’S PERFORMING ART’S HIGH SCHOOL, DUKE ELLINGTON, AS A THEATER MAJOR & BY HER JR. YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL HAD 2 SONGS PLAYING ON AOL RADIO, & AN ALBUM ENTITLED, “LOCKER STATUS,” ON ITUNES. WHILE STUDYING AT D.E.S.A, SHE CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF MOTOWN’S, KERRY GORDY, WHO MENTORED HER THROUGHOUT HER JR. AND SR. YEARS OF HIGH SCHOOL.  AFTER GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL, SHE MOVED TO HARLEM, NEW YORK CITY AND ATTENDED A PORTION OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL & DRAMATIC ACADEMY'S MUSICAL THEATER PROGRAM.

CIENNAJADE IS A DEDICATED INDIE ARTIST WHO'S BEEN TRAINING IN THE PERFORMING ARTS SINCE THE AGE OF THREE.  HER VULNERABLE LYRICS, SOULFUL VOICE AND EDGY STYLE HAVE WON HER FIRST PLACE AT APOLLO AMATEUR NIGHT AND HAVE GOTTEN HER PERFORMANCES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, THE MARINE CORPS MARATHON, ON THE NATIONAL MALL, AND AT NUMEROUS VENUES AROUND THE NYC AREA INCLUDING SANTOS PARTY HOUSE AND SHRINE.   MOST RECENTLY CIENNAJADE WAS A CONTESTANT ON SEASON 3 OF FOX'S, "THE X FACTOR," AFTER AUDITIONING IN LONG ISLAND, NY.  

CIENNAJADE IS AN ALTERNATIVE R&B ARTIST THAT GREW UP LISTENING TO 90'S R&B LEGENDS SUCH AS MARY J. BLIDGE, MARIAH CAREY, TLC, SWV, AND AALIYAH.  HER UPCOMING EP,  “TOO MUCH,"  INCLUDES MUSICAL INFLUENCES THAT SPAN FROM 90’S R&B TO URBAN POP, ROCK & DUBSTEP. THE ALBUM FEATURES PRODUCTION FROM FILLY THE CLASSLOSER [Straight From The Lab Productions) & WAS WRITEN IN FULL BY CIENNAJADE.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

CiennaJade Rose

 

 

 

CiennaJadeRose@gmail.com//CIENNAJADEMUSIC.COM

 

 

Hair Color: Brown                                                        Eye Color: Light Brown

Race: biracial                                                                  Height: 5’2

Weight: 145                                                                    Vocal: Mezzo//Mix//Belt

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TV//FILM

XFactor Season 3                 Contestant               FOX//BLUE ORBIT PROD.          2013

QUEEN CHERIS SHOW           GUEST                   CW DC 50                                 TBA

THE BRONX JOURNAL         GUEST ARTIST         LOCAL BX CHANNEL                2013    

 

VIDEO MUSIC BOX               MUSIC VIDEO            FIOS                                         2012

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VOCAL PERFORMANCES

APOLLO AMATEUR NIGHT                 1ST PLACE                 APOLLO THEATER NY   

DMVLIFE SHOWCASE                        CONTESTANT             LIV NIGHTCLUB DC             

DMV REVEALED                                SOLOIST                    INDULJ DC     

LOVEJONZ R&B SHOWCASE               SOLOIST                    SANTOS PARTY HOUSE 

 

MARIA DAVIS “MAD WEDNESDAY”     SOLOIST                   SHRINE NY      

MARINE CORPS MARATHON            ANTHEM SINGER        NATIONAL PENTAGON, DC      

THE BLACK FAMILY REUNION           SOLOIST                  NATIONAL MALL DC             

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THEATRE

M.T SELECTS SHOWCASE         SOLOIST                   AMDA THEATRE

TROJAN WOMAN                   HELEN                      DESA THEATRE//LYNDA GRAVATT

OUR TOWN                           ENSEMBLE                DESA THEATRE//SARAH MARSHALL

THE WIZ                                EVILENE                    DESA THEATRE//LYNDA GRAVATT

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EDUCATION//TRAINING

VOICE OVER COACHING TOMMY GRIFFITHS

virginia performing arts academy vocal training

THE AMERICAN MUSICAL & DRAMATIC ACADEMY – MUSICAL THEATRE MAJOR

DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS – THEATRE MAJOR

MOTOWN’S, KERRY GORDY – MENTORSHIP