A former teacher and school administrator, Sylvia Rose now has an active speaking, writing, and songwriting ministry. She has led workshops at churches and conferences in 20 states across the USA. She has published articles, poetry, and dramatic readings in a variety of publications, and her book A Guide to Effective Choral Singing was published in 1987. In addition, Rose has composed more than 200 songs--many licensed and included in music books around the world, including her own hymnal, Songs of Faith. Rose's music publishing companies, Srose Publishing Co, Inc, (BMI), and Great Heritage Publishing (ASCAP), have produced and distributed many recordings.