Born in New York City, Rachel grew up in northeast 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 as a performer, specializing in pop/rock, jazz, r&b, and Latin music on keys & vocals. She has over 13 years of experience as a music minister and Music Director. Rachel is Founder, Co-Owner & Executive Director of Musicians Peer Support - a community of creatives sharing resources, information & experiences to uplift and empower the indie artist community.
In 2009, 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 Blue Man Group drummers Todd Waetzig, Jordan Cohen & Vince Verderame. The album is co-produced and mixed by Thaddeus Corea, and mastered by Grammy Award-winning master engineer Dave Cooley of Elysian Masters.
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
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- Pit Musician (Other)
- Music Contractor/Coordinator
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Home Studio Whiz
- Audition Pianist
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
My Primary Instrument
- Synth - keyboards