Richardson native and Author, Singer/Songwriter, Vocal Coach and Artist Mentor, Brianna Ruelas has a passion for music and understands talent. As a singer and performer for twenty- five years, Brianna has studied internationally and performed all genres, from jazz to rock to pop, received a BA in theatre arts from Pepperdine University, and spent years honing her musical theatre chops. While pursuing music in Los Angeles, she also worked as a commercial voiceover actor. Brianna has fronted her own rock band and experienced the reality television craze in its early days, as a Top 100 finalist on American Idol, Season 4. Brianna’s book, Performing Artist Pathway speaks to the emotional journey, highs and lows, performing artists experience as they pursue success in music and life. As a Vocal Coach and Artist Mentor, Brianna works with clients locally and nationally via SKYPE. Brianna is a proud Wife and Mother to three girls, Creator of Every Mom’s Story Blog and works alongside her husband, to keep their Dallas family restaurant, Victor Hugo’s thriving. Brianna is currently booking workshops, speaking engagements, and is available for coaching and mentoring via Skype. Follow Brianna on social media @briannaruelasmusic or contact her at briannaruelasmusic.com/contact/.