Rachel has worked successfully as a vocal coach since 2016, obtaining fantastic results and feedback from students.
As a vocal coach, it is important to stay highly educated and up to date with the latest science and research. Rachel is a fully certified Modern Vocal Training vocal coach and accredited Vocal Health First Aider. Rachel continues to develop her own voice as well as her teaching techniques. As part of her studying with MVT, Rachel gets tested regularly on her own voice and her teaching, to ensure she is teaching to the very top standard. So far, Rachel has had the brilliant opportunity to work 1-1 with and learn from Educational Director, Ian Davidson based in UK and Monique Thomas based in France. Rachel continues to take lessons herself and train her own voice with Educational Directors of Modern Vocal Training. She is an active member of Vocal Health Education and the British Voice Association. She also regularly takes part in other voice workshops and events including the World Voice Teachers Expo in 2020 and 2021, where she got to learn from and observe voice lessons with world-wide voice teachers (some include, John Henny, Wendy Parr, Chris Johnson and Greg Enriqiez).
Rachel had the fantastic opportunity to volunteer at the Performer's Voice Clinic (one of only seven in the UK) at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. Where she got to observe laryngoscopy on patients in the Speech Therapy department.
Rachel has taken professional singing lessons from the age of 13. First of all studying the Speech Level Singing method then later moving on to studying the IVA technique. It was during these lessons that Rachel aspired to become a vocal coach and became very passionate about the voice and how the voice works.
Rachel then enrolled in a leading vocal training course in 2016. Which focuses on the health and science behind the voice. During training Rachel had singing lessons with Master Teachers, Guy Babusek based in California and Stephanie Born-Kruegar all the way from Germany.
Alongside her passion for teaching, Rachel has been given some fantastic opportunities herself. From performing locally, being played on BBC Introducing, gaining over 74K views on one of her SoundCloud covers alone to even being asked to perform at the Olympic Torch Ceremony and the Pride of Northumberland Awards. Rachel has performed in many charity events and talent competitions performing alongside 'X-Factor' and 'Britain's Got Talent ' finalists.
Rachel has had a wide range of experience in song-writing and recording. She released her first EP in late 2015. Rachel has studied in Music Performance and she has also completed Rockschool Grades in Vocals and Guitar.
In 2017, Rachel had the amazing opportunity to be a judge at Soundwaves Music Competition at O2 Academy, Newcastle.