Raquel was born in Venezuela, but raised mostly in Costa Rica. She came to the US in 2005 to finish high school at Idyllwild Arts Academy in Idyllwild, CA. After that, she received a Bachelors in Music Performance from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. She’s currently studying at the University of Oregon, pursuing concurrent master degrees in Music Performance and Arts Administration.
When not practicing or making reeds, Raquel enjoys reading, crocheting and watching TV shows. If you want to get her talking, just mention anything about LOTR, Harry Potter or Panem.