THE ENTERTAINER

 

After early beginnings on stage, in studio and on television with local artists of Quebec, Rachelle was spotted and approached by Celine Dion.

 

After a first audition concert in front of 30 000 people, Rachelle became her backvocalist. 


For two years on a world tour, she sang and danced alongside the superstar, on legendary stages like the Madison Square Gardens, the Budokan, the Wembley Arena, to name a few.


She also appeared with her on tv shows like Taratata, Jay Leno and David Letterman.

Other major stars of the French music world such as Johnny Halliday, Véronique Sanson and Eddy Mitchell have also collaborated with Rachelle as choreographer and chief back vocalist on their tours. 

Legendary Robert Charlebois even shared the front stage with her, featuring Rachelle and her talents in an explosive and hilarious duet.
 
As a lead singer for the last 25 years, Rachelle has been touching and entertaining
crowds of all kinds.

With her different original projects, she presented her creations in jazz clubs,
concert halls and music festivals such as The Montreal Jazz Festival and Les Francofolies de Montréal

With her different party bands, Rachelle has performed in over 800 private and
corporate events.

While living in Paris for many years, she was the lead singer of the no1 event band called ''Les Enfants de la Nuit'', playing 120 events per year.

 

Her versatile repertoire is of over 250 songs ranging from pop to disco, funk to rock, swing to jazz, gospel to opera.

 

 

THE ARTIST

As solo artist, Rachelle released four albums to her name, one of which as singer songwriter, in French, her Mother Tongue.

 
In 2012, Rachelle was invited to sing at the United Nations in New York.

 

The following year, the Vienna Boys Choir received Rachelle as their guest singer,
live and in the studio, on their very first gospel song ''Oh Mary don't you weep!''


In 2015, Rachelle gave a four-chair-turning, standing ovation performance at the
blind auditions on the Voice of Germany.

In 2018,  she performed as Disco Queen at the world renown Vienna Opera Ball .

That same year, Rachelle was part of Cesar Sampson's Austrian winning team at the Eurovision.


In 2020, Rachelle sang as a Bond Girls in ''The Music of James Bond'' concert with the Augusta Symphonic Orchestra, in Atlanta USA.  Her featured solo pieces were ''Golden Eye'', ''Moonraker'' and Shirley Bassey's legendary  ''Gold Finger''.

 

 

THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

Rachelle's amazing life journey and unusual career drew the path for her to become a keynote speaker. 

 

She is also a beautiful and sensitive writer. 

 

Her first ever speech happened at none other than TEDX.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc_-3D-PlaE&t=20s

 

 

 

 

THE MUSICIAN

 

With origins in the caribbean, rhythm is Rachelle's second nature.

 

On stage at the age of 4 years old dancing to the beat of Haitian drums, these powerful rhythms gifted Rachelle with her renown sense of groove.

 

She is today percussionist of Electro house band ZEITGEIST, of african balafon master Moussa Coulibaly, and drummer of her spiritual soul band RAYAH.

 

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