Specialties: Singing Across the Curriculum, Experiencing Other Cultures Through Song, Vocal Health and Technique
Rachael is a professional musician living in Halifax (Kjipuktuk), Nova Scotia who specializes as a voice coach, choir director, freelance music educator, and arranger. Rachael’s primary expertise is in contemporary vocal coaching. She has studied with Natalie Weiss, Tyler Capa, Dr. Gregory Servant, Marcia Swanston, David Alexis, Christina Murray, Bob Anderson, and Dr. Frances Farrell. Rachael is a graduate of the Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University with First Class Honours in Music, a graduate of Berklee College of Music having completed a certificate in Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom, and is newly certified in Vocal Health First Aid. Today, Rachael is regularly sought after as a contemporary voice coach (one-on-one voice lessons) and for performances throughout the Halifax region. She is the Lead Arranger for The Big Sing, a touring member of Xara Choral Theatre, and she works to cultivate young singers’ abilities as an instructor through Perform! Nova Scotia directing school choirs in the HRM.