Rachel Carlson

Choral Conductor and Soprano residing in Silver Spring, Maryland. Upcoming Concerts are listed under the Schedule button above and Audio Clips are available under Music.

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Published in the Choral Journal!

January 14th, 2024

My article, “Through the Singer’s Eyes: Lessons from a Professional Choral Singer” has been published in the Nov/Dec 2023 issue of the Choral Journal!


Presenting at the MD/DC ACDA Collegiate Choral Conference

September 22nd, 2023

I will be presenting at the MD/DC ACDA Collegiate Choral Conference at Towson University! Register here

Excited to start!

June 14th, 2021


Published as feature article in The Choral Journal!

November 17th, 2019

I am excited to share that my article, “Sight-Reading Insights from Professional Choral Singers: How They Learned and Implications for the Choral Classroom,” was published as the feature article in the August 2019 issue of The Choral Journal! More details:



Helmuth Rilling singing tour in Germany!

January 23rd, 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! I just got back from a magical week in Germany, where I sang the Christmas Oratorio Parts 1-3 with the Bach Ensemble Helmuth Rilling, directed by the inspirational Helmuth Rilling, in Schwäbisch-Gmünd and Sindelfingen! I hope your year is off to a good start!