After early beginnings on stage, in the studio and on television with local Quebec artists, Rachelle was spotted and approached by Celine Dion.
After an audition concert in front of 30 000 people, Rachelle was chosen as her soprano back vocalist.
For two years on a world tour, she sang and danced on legendary stages like the Madison Square Gardens, Bercy, Budokan, Wembley Arena, to name a few.
She also appeared with the superstar on tv shows like David Letterman, Jay Leno and Taratata.
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 respective tours.
Legendary Robert Charlebois even shared his front stage with her, featuring Rachelle and her comedic talents in an explosive and
As a lead singer of different bands for the last 25 years, Rachelle has been touching and entertaining crowds of all kinds.
With successful party bands, Rachelle has performed, through the years, in over a thousand private and corporate events.
While living in Paris for many years, she was the lead singer of the no1 party band called ''Les Enfants de la Nuit'', playing 120 events per year.
Her huge and versatile repertoire of 150 songs ranges from disco to funk, pop & soul, rock&roll, bossa nova, jazz, gospel and even a bit of opera!
Other highlights of Rachelle's entertainment career:
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 girl 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''.
As solo artist, Rachelle released four albums to her name, one of which -D'Âme Soul - as singer songwriter, in French, her Mother Tongue.
In 2012, Rachelle was invited to sing at the United Nations in New York, in the name of her country of origin, Haiti.
The following year, the Vienna Boys Choir received Rachelle as their guest singer, on stage and in the studio, on their very first gospel recording ''Oh Mary don't you weep!''.
This song appears on their Christmas album and dvd ''Songs for Mary'' .
In 2021, virtuoso Tuba player Jon Sass integrated Rachelle as the new lead singer and percussionist of his ''Destiny Band''.
Together they have played at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival and at the Porgy & Bess in Vienna.
B3 Hammond wizard Raphaël Wressnig has been also featuring Rachelle as guest singer of his internationally renown Soul Gift band.
They recently played together at the Dubai Blues Festival and were highlighted as the closing act of the event. She is currently on tour with Raphäel.
In 2022, Rachelle released a new single as co-composer, text writer and guest singer of superfunk band ''The Turtlenecks'' composed of Hans Jürgen Bart (Parov Stelar), Paul Slaviczek (Folkshilfe) and Oliver Kerschbaumer (Hot Pants Road Club).
The subject of sexism, racism and the need for liberation are tackled by Rachelle in this groovy yet touching piece called ''Break Free''.
On stage at the age of 4 years old, dancing to the beat of Haitian drums in her father's dance troop, these powerful rhythms
gifted Rachelle with her renown sense of groove.
Today she is percussionist of African Balafon master Moussa Coulibaly, of afro-caribbean jazz band ''Les Colorés'', of electro- house band ''Zeitgeist'' and in Jon Sass' ''Destiny band''.
THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Besides singing, Rachelle also possesses beautiful and sensitive writing skills.
Her amazing life journey and unusual career drew the path for her to become a keynote speaker.
Rachelle's venture as a singer songwriter experienced a dramatic setback.
Hear the whole story in her very first speech as a keynote speaker, which happened at none other than TEDx:
THE WORKSHOP LEADER
For seven years, alongside virtuoso pianist Falk Bonitz, Rachelle toured
all over Europe with her ''Spirit of Joy'' Soul & Gospel concerts.
Since 2011, she has been leading her
Spirit of Joy vocal workshops combining singing and meditation through songs of the world!
In 2022, Rachelle has inaugurated the CIRCLE OF
JOY team building singing sessions, catered to companies looking to reinforce their work team with a sense of togetherness, for better growth and
*for more detailled information, see the singing workshops section in menu.