Rachel began singing from the early age of 8 years old with her primary school choir. She was soon appreciated for her mature, yet pure sounding vocal abilities, garnering countless solos at school shows and performing at her schools communions and confirmations.
During this time, she was extremely honoured to get the opportunity to sing under musical director Sean Creamer in the National Children’s Choir in 1996, performing to an audience of over a thousand people in UCD.
She continued her passion for singing and music when she entered secondary school when she began classical vocal training under vocal coach Ms. Nuala Stains. During this time she also sang as a first soprano in the school choir.
She went on to complete three week long, Association of Irish Musical Society (AIMS) musical theatre workshops in Thurles 3 consecutive year’s in a row working with director Peter Kennedy and musical director Mary Rose McNally.
She moved to Bruce College Dublin in 2001 to complete her Leaving Certificate while continuing vocal lessons in the Kylemore School of Music in Ballyfermot.
Rachel graduated secondary school with honours in higher level music and went on to study a Diploma in Music Performance in “The Conservatory of Music & Drama” in DIT with a view to completing her Bachelors Degree in Music a year later.
However at this time Rachel decided to delay her studies in Music and instead focused her attention to a career in the finance sector with a view to returning to music in the future.
Throughout this period she did not stop singing and while working in the finance sector she provided music for countless weddings, funerals and months minds.
She also performed in several musicals and was a member in the AIMS musical society in both Clane and the Navan Road. She performed in “My Fair Lady” as a maid of Eliza Doolittle in 2005 in Clane and had a lead female role playing “April Rhodes” in the Navan Road musical societies adaptation of “Glee” in 2011.
She also appeared on RTE’s “Your a Star” TV singing contest in 2003 and after getting a golden ticket to the TV rounds she was featured on the broadcasted show on RTE1.
She is a member of the Navan Road Vocatas Choir under the well respected Composer and Director Colm O’ Foghlu and Musical Accompanist Noreen O’ Donohue.
Since the birth of her son in 2016 Rachel has returned to music full time and provides music and vocals for weddings, funerals and corporate events.