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Rachael Thoms

Vocalist and Singing Voice Specialist Rachael Thoms is one of a new breed of truly versatile hybrid singer, accomplished in both jazz and classical performance. She has released two albums consisting of original compositions and reimagined standards, ‘The Great Unknown’ (2011), and ‘Nothing But Blue Skies’ (2017) and enjoys balancing and developing her portfolio of teaching, research and performing. In 2018 she released her first vocal training resource, VOCAL WARRIOR – BOOTCAMP FOR YOUR VOICE, a collection of warmups and exercises designed to promote balanced, efficient and sustainable singing. Rachael will commence Doctoral research in 2020 and her research interests include vocal pedagogy and the development of hybrid vocal technique and performance.

For more information about Rachael, her teaching, research and performing projects visit her website: http://rachaelthoms.com

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"When I first heard Rachael I was struck by an ethereal quality in her voice. She is at the age now where her tone is rich, her skills highly polished, and now with a delicate touch of soulfulness." Vince Jones - Australian jazz trumpeter | singer | songwriter

"Rachael loves music and music loves Rachael. She is fearless, generous, fun to be around and she makes a beautiful sound." Miroslav Bukovsky - composer | arranger | jazz trumpeter (Wunderlust, Ten Part Invention)

"Rachael sang fluent and high. She stunned me with her improvised melody lines... taking the written line and embellishing it freely and richly

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Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Location

Canberra

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Vocalist and Singing Voice Specialist Rachael Thoms is one of a new breed of truly versatile hybrid singer, accomplished in both jazz and classical performance. She has released two albums consisting of original compositions and reimagined standards, ‘The Great Unknown’ (2011), and ‘Nothing But Blue Skies’ (2017) and enjoys balancing and developing her portfolio of teaching, research and performing. In 2018 she released her first vocal training resource, VOCAL WARRIOR – BOOTCAMP FOR YOUR VOICE, a collection of warmups and exercises designed to promote balanced, efficient and sustainable singing

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