Always inspired by music and the feelings it conjures, Rachael Hawnt began classical vocal training at the age of 12, and although Rachael is often associated with her powerful rocky style, this was to be the first step on a journey which would take her to some of the UKs most well-loved venues, including the Royal Opera House and numerous appearances on National TV and Radio.
"I loved listening to your album, you have a truly lovely voice full of soul, great Story telling"Jools Holland
“If you want the best then book Rachael Hawnt ”Darcey Bussell (Strictly Come Dancing)
What is The Beautiful Secret? Rachael's debut album released in 2017 was received well with the first single ‘What’s Inside’ being chosen as the official anthem for 'World Autism Awareness Week’.BBC Radio 2 and TV’s Channel 4 featured the track and has received plenty of positive feedback from the national press.
TBS played Victorious Festival and shared the stage with Noel Gallagher, Will Young, Sir Bob Geldofand The Darkness. The album was written and produced by Rachael and co-writer Ash Cutler who are currently in the studio working on their second album, due for release in spring/Summer2018.
Rachael writes, produces and records sync, library and top lines for various publishing companies, artists and labels. Her top lines are regularly used in dance/house tracks and feature on many compilation albums. As a session vocalist Rachael Hawnt has worked with Bonnie Tyler, Paul Young, Tony Hadley and Judge Jules and is regularly booked for her versatility and over four-octave range.
As a vocal and performance coach Rachael draws on many different singing styles including Classical and speech level techniques. Having given tips to many artists including;Russ Ballard, Pixie Lott and Big Big Train. Rachael also gives workshops and advice to local singing groups on vocal maintenance, performance and album prep.
Rachael has performed live at The Ritz, Tate Modern, The Barbican, The Royal Opera House and her clients include HRH Princess Anne, Steve Backshall and Helen Glover MBE, Darcey Bussell, Jake Wood (actor) and the Thai Royal Embassy.
Rachael studied performing arts at Southdowns College and has experience in presenting live and in a studio environment. Early work included presenting alongside Bradley Walsh at the 1966 world cup reunion event and with Jim Davidson on his Armed Forces tour. TV work includes Live@5, which streamed worldwide and was a weekly hour-long talk show where Rachael interviewed musical talent (including X factor finalists) discussing music and industry gossip.Rachael has also appeared on BBC1’s That’s Life, Noel’s House Party, Michael Barrymore’s – My Kind of Music and currently on the BBC 1 - Show All Together Now.