Singer, songwriter, actress and recording artist, TiaJuana Rountree was born and raised in Washington, DC. She currently resides in Bowie, Maryland and works as a Substitute Teacher in Prince George’s County Public Schools. During her college years, TiaJuana studied Music Education with a major in Voice. Although her primary course of study was classical music, she made it her business to study and develop the vocal styles of Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Broadway, and Gospel. She even performed briefly with the world re-known A cappella group, “Sweet Honey in the Rock.”
Without a doubt, TiaJuana loves the Lord. She is a dedicated member of Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro, Maryland – under the leadership of Bishop Don Meares – where she enjoys ministering as a Praise Team soloist and choir member. She has been a featured guest soloist at numerous churches, ministry/secular concerts and conferences, and has appeared in commercials on many television networks, promoting various products for the ministries of Bishop TD Jakes, Creflo Dollar and other infomercials throughout the United States. She also shares her singing gift by serving as a private vocal coach to aspiring singers.
TiaJuana has always loved performing in live stage musicals and dramas. She has won several awards and recognitions. The most memorable are as follows: 2012 nomination with the Maryland Theatre Guide’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Actress in a Children’s Musical in “Rumple Who;” 2010 Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH Award) for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical in “Bye Bye Birdie;” and a 2007 WATCH Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play in “Proposals.”
TiaJuana and her husband of more than 38 years, Eric Rountree, have three children, Kaloah, Erica, and Jason, and six grandchildren.
Where to buy in print
Stephanie Starks Meets the Dream Queen
by TiaJuana Rountree
Like most little girls, Stephanie Starks dreams about being a princess. One night, she finds herself in the company of her very own fairy godmother, the Dream Queen, though she’s more the evil stepmother than anything else. See Stephanie and her friends discover that the true strength of a princess doesn’t just come from believing, but from having the courage to do what must be done.
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