Rachel grew up in New Jersey studying piano, orchestra, choir and musical theater. A graduate from the University of the Philippines College of Music, majoring in Music Composition, she has over 25 years of experience in the music industry. As a performer, she specializes in pop/rock, jazz, r&b, and Latin music on keys & vocals.
She is Founder, Co-Owner & Executive Director of Musicians Peer Support - a group of music industry creatives sharing resources, information & experiences to uplift and empower the indie artist community.
In 2010, Rachel, together with her husband EJ Delgado (Blue Man Group), formed the indie rock band, Earth Rising. All songs are composed, arranged, recorded and produced by both Rachel and EJ and features Rachel on vocals and wurlitzer, with EJ on guitar and bass. Their self-titled debut album includes original songs highlighted by several Blue Man Group drummers. The album is co-produced and mixed by Thaddeus Corea, and mastered by Grammy Award-winning master engineer Dave Cooley of Elysian Masters. Earth Rising's song "All At Once" is featured in the full-length feature film "Move Me No Mountain" available for viewing on Amazon Video.
Rachel is currently Music Director at Journey United Methodist Church in Las Vegas and performs for shows and venues including the wedding chapels at Mandalay Bay, Aria Resort, Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Paris Hotel, Planet Hollywood, the Bellagio and Wynn Las Vegas.
A published writer and author, Rachel’s work can be found in various publications worldwide, including “Letters to My Younger Soul: Messages of Healing, Advice and Love from Amazing Women Around the World by Maureen Weekes (2021), Possibilities: Writings from the Dupage Writers Group, Volume 16 (2021), and her upcoming collection of poems and illustrations, “Hold the Light” (2023).
Skills: Vocals, Keyboards/Piano, Accordion, Music Direction, Composition, Orchestration & Vocal Arrangement; Proficiency in music performance of all genres & styles; DAW & Audio/Sound Production; Music Ministry; Music Education & Private Instruction
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Music Contractor/Coordinator
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Rehearsal Pianist