Rachelle (Ms. Forte) has been performing from early childhood and has always loved the stage. She graduated from CBC (now Evangel University) in Springfield, MO with a BA in Church Music with an emphasis in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. Since college she has continued her training with both classical and contemporary teachers including Heather Lyle (Vocal Yoga-Los Angeles), Matt Edwards (Shenandoah University Pop/Rock), Brett Manning Studios (Pop/Rock), Rachel Stoddard (NATS-Classical).
Rachelle has a well-rounded background in performance and direction, with credits such as Mayzie in Seussical, Dr. Harrison in Trapped the Musical, Caroling with Goode Time Productions, and Featured Soloist in the annual Celebration of Christmas which hosts audiences of 10,000-15,000 throughout the Christmas season in Phoenix, AZ.
Rachelle has served as Vocal Coordinator at Dream City Church (PFA-2007-2011) and worked with worship team vocalists, ensembles, choir, and numerous productions. She has been Musical director for a number of high school and community productions including: Once Upon a Mattress, Curtains, Seussical, and Star of Wonder.
Currently Rachelle is a full time voice and piano teacher, musical director, worship consultant and performer. She loves helping people find their forte in music and in life; helping people develop their BEST voice and reach their dreams within musical theatre, as worship leaders and performing artists.