Band Bios

Efren Sicat

Efren E Sicat is one of the original members of the Risingstarband. back in 1980 the band name was called Cycles and change it to it’s current name in 1987 when the band first formed Efren started out being the keyboard player and double on trumpet. in late 80′s Risingstarband male lead vocalist left the group and Efren and [...]

Edwin Sicat

Musical director, keyboards, guitar, trumpet, trombone, flute and vocals.  One of the original members of Rising Star, Edwin is the musician “extraordinaire” playing every musical instrument from Keyboards to flute with musical mastery. Edwin studied music theory at San Diego State University and played trombone for SDSU award winning Jazz ensemble Edwin also attended Southwestern Junior college music program where [...]

Jose Del Rosario

Jose Del Rosario is a 28 year veteran of Rising Star Entertainers and a musician performing professionally four to six shows a week, approximately 42-48 weeks a year since 1976. Touring the Southwest US and occasionally Far East, Jose hired as a Tombonist and played keyboards and worked programming the arrangements for shows. Occasionally, you [...]

Leroy Payton

Leroy Payton, from Oceanside, California, on saxophone and lead vocals, playing the San Diego scene since the 80′s with the popular group Forward Motion, joined with Rising Star in the early 90′s.  After ten years on the Las Vegas strip, Leroy is back once again with Rising Star Entertainers.             [...]

Alicia Hennis

A*za has been singing since she can remember. She is also a classical pianist, who was self taught at the young age of 5 and grew up surrounded by music & the arts. A*za sang in church and played piano for the children’s choir. She also used those same talents to compete & place in [...]