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 was the Alto soloist for Federal Way Symphony's Messiah, and 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). She also portrayed the leading role of Mrs. Lovett in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd with the University of North Texas's Opera Theater.
Rachelle 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 includeher debut with Puget Sound Concert Opera as Afra in La Wally.
Rachelle Moss now resides in Gig Harbor, Wa.