A native of Bedford, Virginia, Mr. Rosazza entered Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia, where he received his B.A. degree with a major in music and minors in both secondary education and religious education. He served as president of the college touring choir during two of his four years, was a tenor soloist for several area churches, and was voted the outstanding music student by the Paderewski Club in his senior year.
Mr. Rosazza joined the U.S. Army and served in the Chaplain Corps. There he directed the military chorus which won numerous awards. After completing his tour of duty, he was accepted in the graduate program at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey. He received his Master of Music degree, specializing in voice, conducting, and music education. He was a member of the Graduate and Symphonic Choir which performed regularly with the Philadelphia Symphony, the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, and the National Symphony of Washington, DC.
Upon moving to Florida, Mr. Rosazza served as minister of music at several churches, helping to organize the National Fellowship of Methodist Musicians of Florida, and served as the chairman of the National Scholarship Committee for the Methodist Church. As a music educator at Vanguard High School, he developed a premier choral program where his students continually received All State recognition.
Mr. Rosazza has served as a clinician for adult and high school workshops, and has taught voice in the Ocala area. He is the founding conductor of the Marion Civic Chorale, formed in 1986. He retired from the Chorale in 2008.
Mr. Rosazza and his wife, Diane, now live in Highlands, North Carolina. He serves as director of music for St. James Episcopal Church in Clayton, Georgia.