RAQUELA is an American Billboard recording artist who is now a dedicated private vocal instructor to more than 70 students in Elk Grove, Ca. Before that she was a Broadway and Off-Broadway award winning singer/actress singing and dancing to leading roles such as “The Acid Queen” in ‘The Who’s Tommy’ and “Julie” in the 1994 Revival of “Show Boat”. Before that, she proudly held the title of Miss Orange County 1990 in Southern California and also placed in ‘Top 10’ at the Miss California Competition that same year. She also holds the title of Miss Stanton 1989. What more, she still claims to be a “Miss Congeniality Record Breaker” in the Miss America Organization. Has anyone beaten 27 yet? She obtained her BFA in music and theatre from the University of California, Irvine. She’s been seen performing at Disneyland, Disney World, Universal Studios Florida and she was also allowed to open for other recording artists like Deborah Cox, Lady Gaga, Belinda Carlisle and many more. Raquela's cover release of Taylor Daynes 1988 classic, TELL IT TO MY HEART, ruled the "Top 40" charts on DJ Times for 28 weeks straight and is considered the best cover yet according to Taylor Dayne’s management and label. [Raquela’s music is in continuous rotation playing in clubs and radio station from New York to California including many parts of Europe. Since her first EP release in 2004 on SuperGroove Records, Raquela has also been released on other labels like, Sony Music, Universal, CAPP Records and ISV Entertainment. She is now a proud owner and CEO of her own music label called, “RE Music”. You can check out Raquela's latest releases on iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby, but she would rather you just kept a good close eye on her at, RAQUELA.com.]