American contralto, Rachelle Moss, was praised as "regal" by Your Observer for her portrayal of Kate Pinkerton in Sarasota Opera's production of Madama Butterfly.
In the 2016-2017 season Rachelle made her debut with Puget Sound Concert Opera as Afra in La Wally and Federal Way Symphony as the Alto soloist in Handel's Messiah. She was also an Apprentice Artist at Sarasota Opera. Where she performed in main stage productions as well as concerts and special events. Notable scene credits from Sarasota Opera include: Leonora (La Favorita), Zita (Gianni Schicchi), and Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Princess Eboli (Don Carlo), Fenena (Nabucco), and Didon (Les Troyens). In Addition, she portrayed the leading role of Mrs. Lovett in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd with the University of North Texas's Opera Theater.
Ms. Moss was a recipient of the Mary Cook Memorial Award for Outstanding Apprentice Artist from Sarasota Opera Guild, the Stuart R. Silver Scholarship from Sarasota Opera , a Training Grant from the Seattle Opera Guild and the Helen Price Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council, Washington District. She received a Bachelor's in Music History and Master's in Vocal Performance from the University of North Texas.
Upcoming engagements include singing the Alto Solo in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with Federal Way Symphony and the title role in Carmen with Opera Muse.
Rachelle Moss now resides in Gig Harbor, Wa.