Rachel Weishoff, Voice, Beginning Piano
Rachel Weishoff, is a graduate of the Yale School of Music, where she specialized in Opera. Along with performing, she loves teaching! Ms. Weishoff has been teaching since 2007. She has taught voice at the university level at both Yale University and State University of New York at Purchase. She also taught both voice and beginner piano to students ages 5-16 at The Rye Arts Center, in Rye NY. Along with teaching private lessons at the Rye Arts Center, Ms. Weishoff led Vocal Pop workshops and Movement Classes for toddlers.
Ms. Weishoff has extensive experience working with children and adults with special needs, both inside and out of the music studio. Ms. Weishoff believes in creating a learning atmosphere where her students can have fun and take risks! Performance credits include Olga (Eugene Onegin),Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte), and the partial role of Orsino (Lucrezia Borgia) with Yale Opera.
She performed Sprunt Sister in a reading of Sir Jonathan Mills’ new opera Eucalyptus.She performed the role of Giulietta(Les Contes d’Hoffmann) and covered the role of Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) with Opera North.In her hometown of NYC she has performed with Mannes Opera as Erika in Vanessa and Chelsea Opera as La Seconda Cercatrice (covering La Suora Infermiera) in Suor Angelica. She performed in Central City Opera’s season as a selected recitalist, as well as partial roles: Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte) and Mercedes (Carmen). She recorded the role of Elizabeth Proctor (The Crucible) with Albany Records of which Opera News reviewed her “brave, weighty rendering” as “marvelous.”