Smile at the world and the world smiles back at you
— Anonymous
 
 

Raquel graduated from Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts right out of high school. She honed her performance skills before moving to Los Angeles to sing and act for over 8 years. Then, hitting the high seas aboard Norwegian and Princess Cruise Lines. Her professional career in singing has taken her all over the world a long the likes of Paris, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Honduras and more. Cruise ship world gave her the opportunities to not only sing and act, but also dance. High energy major productions wearing beautiful costumes and tackling the choreography gracefully. Solos included the likes of New York State of Mind Billy Joel, I Dreamed a Dream from Les Mis, to singing classical opera Lakme from the Flower Duet.

 

While living in Los Angeles, she performed in musicals like Big River and Urinetown! the musical. She could also be seen accompanying herself on guitar and piano. Crowd choice loves to hear her sing soul music, but with her wide range of abilities, her personal favorite genre of music is country. When she is not performing she enjoys coaching singing. She has a background in psychology and loves helping others find self love and taking care of one’s mental health. Voice is all psychological and we need to uncover those learned habits that keep us from excelling to our greatest.