Rachel Cousins is a 17 year old singer/songwriter. She has performed alongside Canadian icons Serena Ryder, Dave Marsh, Andrew Scott & Luke McMaster to name a few. She has performed in front of full houses at Hugh’s Room and the Hard Rock Café in Toronto.
Rachel has taken workshops with Eric Alper, Tom Jackson & Rick Barker (Taylor Swift’s former manager).
In 2017 Rachel has performed on 100+ stages
Her song “July” was semi finalist in an international songwriting competition and it was also the song she chose for her first music video.
In 2017 Rachel was nominated for Music NL awards Female Artist of the Year and Rising Star.
Recipient of the 2017 Dr. Peggy Allen Armstrong Bursary
She released her debut album “This Fire” in August 2017 and released her single “Let Go” in 2018. All music is available on all streaming platforms.
She has been invited to be the opening act for Serena Ryder and The Beaches in Sept 2018.
She started performing with musical theatre at the age of 7 and is still involved in all of her school ’s theatre productions. She has also acted in NL Tourism International TV commercial named Iceberg Alley.
“Every once in a while, you hear an artist and you know they are going places. You know that there are big things ahead if they decide to continue on their current path. Newfoundland teenager Rachel Cousins is one of those artists. Rachel Cousins is an up-and-coming star and This Fire is just the beginning of what should be a long and magical music career.”
-Martin Hickey Radio Host CIOE Halifax
“8 years from now I am going to be saying, in all honesty that I saw Rachel Cousins perform at The Hard Rock Cafe. That was AMAZING. Your gonna be huge. I think you are going to be in the coolest band or the coolest performer that Canada has seen in a long time.You’ve GOT IT for sure. !!!!!”
– Eric Alper Sirius XM radio host (2015 performance at Hard Rock Cafe)
“The calibre of Rachel’s talent as a performer and songwriter is quite remarkable, and her young age makes for a world of great promise in her music career”
– Chris LeDrew Musician/Producer
“I was very lucky to sit with this vibrant singer/songwriter. A young face, but the wisdom of an old soul. She is for sure a girl on fire. 16 years old and smoking up the music scene.”
– Pamela Hodder Rock Eden Magazine