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A dynamic and fresh vocal harmony group, The Juliet Singers—Rachel Beausoleil and Elise Letourneau—have burst onto the Ottawa scene with their unique arrangements of jazz standards and contemporary pop classics. They are riveting audiences with their rich blend of voices and sumptuous interpretations at sold-out shows, private engagements, and house concerts. Individually, the members of The Juliet Singers are professional performers with varied backgrounds who bring jazz, blues, classical, choral, rock, country, world music, and more to the mix. Prepare to be enchanted!

In addition to their regular season's performance and additional concert bookings, The Juliet Singers are available for house concerts and wedding ceremonies.

Would you like to book The Juliet Singers for a concert? The following programs are available:
• Carole King's "Tapestry"
• The music of Burt Bacharach
• Fa la la la la - Christmas joy with 2 voices and cello or guitar
• The music of Henry Mancini
• Joni Mitchell's "Blue"
• The music of Paul Simon
Contact us for details.

Rachel Beausoleil-Morrison is an Ottawa-based vocalist, songwriter, and private voice instructor. She has been entertaining audiences with her warm and sultry interpretations for over 15 years. She has performed in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, Montreal, Toronto and São Paulo. Current musical projects include vocal harmony group The Juliet Singers, Brazilian jazz group Sol da Capital, and the Panamerica Canção Project.

Beausoleil sings in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian and Russian. She has recorded two jazz CDs and a children’s album as a solo artist. She is also the conductor on a recent recording of a choral work by Elise Letourneau called "Requiem for Fourteen Roses". She completed her Master’s degree in ethnomusicology at the University of Ottawa in 1999, and is now working towards a doctorate in Cultural Mediations at Carleton University, focusing her research on Brazilian popular music. www.rachelbeausoleil.ca

Elise Letourneau is an award-winning composer, and an accomplished songwriter, multi-instrumentalist performer, arranger, and educator. She is the director of the Carleton University Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the AMS Folk Orchestra. She maintains an active performance schedule as a solo artist, with The Juliet Singers, and with Glamour Profession (a Steely Dan tribute band). Letourneau has shared a stage with Brian Browne, Paula Cole, Bob Dorough, Sheila Jordan, Janet Lawson, Janis Siegel, and others. She founded and directed Canada's first community jazz choir, Capital Vox, as well as Vox Eclectica Women's Chamber Choir. An associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre, Letourneau won the prestigious Ruth Watson Henderson composition competition, the Choral Canada (ACCC) composition competition, and the inaugural Diane Loomer award for choral composition. For three years running she was shortlisted as a finalist for The American Prize in choral composition. Blurring the lines between classical, jazz, and popular music, her compositions have been performed internationally, by high-caliber ensembles including the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Canada's National Youth Choir, the Toronto Children's Chorus, the Cantiamo Girls' Choir, and Bach Music Festival of Canada choir and orchestra. She has recorded 5 CDs. She teaches piano, voice, flute, and composition at Alcorn Music Studios. Letourneau is a graduate of Berklee College of Music (Boston MA), and earned a M.Ed. specializing in creative arts and learning at Lesley College (Cambridge MA). www.eliseletourneau.com