Singer, Songwriter, Vocal Coach, & Voice Over Artist - Ayrian Gridiron is the second child of ten talented musicians and singers, The Moore Family. She is married with four children. Born and raised in Bakersfield, CA, Ayrian discovered her gift of song while singing in her church’s children’s choir. Blessed vocally she contributes her vast experiences of singing at various events, the church, CSUB University & Chamber Singers, and GMWA Youth choirs, a voice talent, a worship leader, and background vocalist as shaping her to skillfully perfect her smooth alto/ contralto sound.
Ayrian is a highly sought out background singer and vocal coach in Kern County. She offers private voice lessons in her home studio, is a voice coach to choirs & praise teams , is a session singer, and is a vocal workshop clinician. She has sang background professionally for Alma Rivera, Charlin Neal, Criston Moore, Israel & New Breed, Chrystal Rucker, Crystal Aiken, Judy McCallister, Beverly Crawford, and Shervonne Wells. Ayrian has sang background and has been the vocal director for the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019 Sharing the Harvest Benefit Concert hosted by Chrystal Rucker in Bakersfield with award winning artists Kathy Taylor, David Daughtry, JJ Hairston, Jonathan Nelson, Kurt Carr, and Dorinda Clark-Cole, VaShawn Mitchell, Myron Williams, and Todd Galberth, Pastor Cortez Vaughn, Issac Carree, and Pastor Charles Jenkins. Ayrian has also had the privilege to record background vocals in the studio for artists Tim Drisdelle, Sarah Kelly, Criston Moore, Charlin Neal, Jonathan McReynolds, Alma Rivera, and Jordan Smith.
Ayrian began her career as a Voice Over Artist in her teens, where she had the opportunity to record and sing on a local GET Bus "Rideshare" Jingle. She is now a full time Voice Over Talent. She received training from Aliso Creek Productions with instructor William Williams. Her voice is described as warm, friendly compassionate, motherly, personal, professional, fun, playful, & sassy. She can be found on Soundbetter.com, Findavoice.com, VoiceBunny.com, Voices.com, Voice123.com, acx.com, Casting Frontier, Actors Access, and LA Casting voice directories.
Ayrian is represented by Shauntiel Lindsey Talent Agency, with Agent Jonathan Erickson.
Ayrian earned a BA degree in Sociology with a Minor in Music, and a MS degree in School Counseling. She is currently an Academy Choir Activity Leader at Chavez Elementary School. She enjoys teaching students the fundamentals of Music as well as songs from around the world.
In her spare time, Ayrian facilitates vocal warm-ups and technique at music workshops, gives voice lessons, holds vocal rehearsals for praise teams, groups & choirs, and is a session vocalist. She specializes in Contemporary Christian, Gospel, Pop, Theater, and R&B styles of singing. In 2011, Ayrian released a vocal exercise CD entitled, ExerciSING with Ayrian Gridiron: Vocal Warm-Ups for Every Singer on iTunes, CD Baby and other digital retailers.
Ayrian is excited to see where this road will lead her. She notes it has been a great journey thus far and assures us to stay tuned.....