"The Little Voices" gives our precious little tykes the opportunity to learn the fun of quality music, as well as the
discipline of singing together as a group. We will do a variety of music with choreography, costumes and drama.
We will perform some special Christmas music as well as some fun, upbeat music in jeans and t-shirts. This group is
open to any student from K-4 through first grade.
Myra Arrington, Mother of Private Voice and Show Choir Student
Dear Rita, thank you for the tremendous amount of help you gave Haley. I feel you have helped
Haley accomplish her goal of being able to stand in front of other whether it is at her church singing or speaking in her
class at school. Thanks for bringing a child that was too shy to stand up in her class and read a line, to a child
that could compete and entertain in front of an audience of more than 500 people at a State and International level. Sincerely, Myra
Tanya, Director, Big Oak Ranch,Springville, AL
Rita, Thank you so much for all you do with our girls. My heart just swells with
pride when I hear them sing. You have so much charisma; it is always a joy and a blessing to hear you perform. Thank
you again for the light you bring to Big Oak!
Mark and Donna King, Houseparents, Big Oak Girl's Ranch
Music, in its many facets, lends us to a beauty that transforms into personalities of soothing
comfort, peace, joy, sometimes pain and discomfort. In our children's lives, music has been a ministry. A ministry
of hope, security, love and just having a great time cultivating their talents. Rita Allen has a unique way of teaching
music so that her students are eager to learn and appreciate this lovely form of art.
Tim and Sharon Kisor, Parents of Private Voice & Show Choir Student
We would like to thank Rita Allen for all the time, encouragement, guidance and confidence
she has given to Laura over the last few years. Laura started out with a dream of singing and performing. Rita
brought her out of her shell and she blossomed more and more each year. She is now confident in performing and
has the desire to go as far as she can go. Rita has instilled in her the dedication and hard work that it takes to become
the best she can be. Laura now has a direction and goal that she is out to achieve and we will always be thankful
to Rita Allen for her time, direction and excellence in guiding Laura down a path that will bring her a lifetime of enjoyment.
Anita Gardner, HouseMom at Big Oak Girl’s Ranch
Rita, you do bring sunshine to others! Even when you are down or not feeling well,
you never let it show. You are such an inspiration to me! You have become my mentor. Thank
you for being so patient with me.
Charlie Gargus, Father of Show Choir Student
I thought I would take a minute just to drop you a line and say
thanks...It takes a special person to gain the respect and admiration that kids
bestow on you. That respect and admiration can't be
"created." Kids see us all the way we truly are. Elizabeth
sees you as someone very special. I am sure you reach those
"trying" days just as we all do. When they hit just, know you
have a lot of prayers and thoughts of thanksgiving from more people than you
Cindy Tate, Mother of Private Voice & Show Choir Student
Rita, These past five years of training have greatly improved
and refined Nikki’s vocal ability. With your help we plan to apply
for scholarships. Your ability and availability to share your
God-given talent will go beyond your personal life through these students and
bless millions across America.Respectfully,
Ellen and Phillip Cochran, Parents of Choir Student
Etowah Live has been just wonderful! I am so thankful
that Rita has had the vision to offer this show choir for the students in Etowah County. Cara
has really enjoyed singing with the choir and has learned many different kinds
of music…I appreciate the heart and soul Rita puts into practices and
performances. Her positive attitude is reflected in these
students. I know this choir has had an amazing impact on Cara’s
life. How many students can say they have sung at Carnegie
Hall? Thank you, Rita, for leaving positive footprints in Cara’s
Mary Kampfer, Mother of a Choir Student
Life is what you make it, and you make it lovely!
Lamar and Shelia
Quinn, Parents of Voice Student
The six years we have
known Rita Allen have been great! Rita, you constantly try to get
everyone to give it all they’ve got and never, never quit. The road
to success is paved by wonderful people like you who continually strive to make
a better person out of each young person. Fun makes working and
living worthwhile. Fun makes you the kind of person our children
want to be around. Thanks for being Rita Allen!
Gene Johnson, Principle, Southside High School, Southside, AL
I could never list the accomplishments and positive influence
that Mrs. Allen has had with the students, faculty, and administration at the
school...the results sing for themselves!
Rita Young Allen Teaching Credentials.....
Master of Science in Management Leadership (Healthcare Administration)
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (Counseling, Emergency Management, Public Administration)
Executive Director & Marketing Director for two National Healthcare Corporations
Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Minor in Music Education
Associate of Arts in Vocal Performance
Music School Owner for 24 years
Performed at Carnegie Hall with Private Choirs, 6 years
Church Music Minister, 30+ years
Published Author, "The Sheaf Dreamer"
Columnist, 20+ years
President of Alabama National Speakers Association, 3 years
Public & Private School Teacher, 10 years (Choral & Drama)
Pageantry, Top Ten, National Competition of Ms. Senior America & Alabama State Director
Rita Young Allen, Keynote Speaking Professional / Concert Soloist / Published Author / Emcee
Pure CBD Oil Health Coach...living Pain Free!
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (Concentration in Counseling) from Jacksonville State University.
Master of Science in Management Leadership (Healthcare Administration) from Troy University.
Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Minor in Music, from Jacksonville State University.
Associate of Science in Music Education, Vocal Performance
Snead State College, Gadsden State College, and Wallace State College.
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