RJ is a singer, actor, voice-over artist, motion capture performer, composer, producer and arranger. Hailing from Indiana, he is best known as the tenor of Disney's DCappella, a world-renowned a cappella group and recording artist signed to Walt Disney Records that has amassed over 37 million combined video views and 155 million combined audio streams.
DCappella TV appearances include American Idol's "Disney Night", Disney+ (Best in Snow, Pentatonix: Around the World, Disney Insider), ABC's Magical Holiday Celebration and Holiday Singalongs to name a few. On stage, the group completed a 40-city tour through North America and parts of Canada, along with two sold-out tours of Japan in 2019 and 2022. Other notable performances include Disney's Beauty and the Beast: Live in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl as well as Deke Sharon's Total Vocal concert at Carnegie Hall. The vocal band also recorded four songs on Michael Giacchino's Incredibles 2 original motion picture (digital) soundtrack.
RJ has consistently worked as a Guest Artist with orchestras including the Shanghai Philharmonic, Wuhan Philharmonic, and Evergreen Symphony. Most recently, RJ performed as Hans/Kristoff in MNA's "Frozen: Live to Film'' concerts in Taiwan. As a background vocalist, he has sung on television for Josh Groban, Bastille, and Jim Carrey – to name a few.
Furthermore, his eclectic performance abilities include several years as a motion capture performer at a New York animation company doing pre-visual animatic performances as hundreds of characters for commercials as well as VR military training.
Compositionally, RJ has written a cappella choral arrangements and film scores. His original film score for "4 Loves" was featured at the 2013 Big Apple Film Festival in New York City. As an arranger, he was a 2018 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Nominee (CARA). In 2020, he arranged and produced DCappella’s “Just Around The Riverbend/Colors of the Wind” for Disney, available now on all streaming platforms. His work has been heard at the World Choir Games in Latvia and the Llangollen Musical Eistedfodd in Wales.
An accomplished voice-over artist and singer, RJ has recorded for clients around the world for the past decade. He does session singing, voice-over, and automated dialogue replacement for television & feature films as well as commercials, promos, narrations and instructional videos.
As a singer-songwriter, RJ will be releasing his first original single, "Synchronized", this fall. His first two songs were recorded at Universal Music Japan (Tokyo) while on tour with Disney's DCappella. He is also a voting member of the GRAMMYS and a class of 2022 member of the Recording Academy.
RJ resides between Los Angeles, California and Valencia, Spain.