RAELYNN GONZALES // VOICE PIANO & VIOLIN
RaeLynn Gonzales, born and raised in Southern Colorado, started singing and performing at a very early age. Her first solo was at the age of two years old - and she continued to perform for many events throughout her childhood. She was born with a love for music and started taking violin and saxophone, along with vocal lessons at the age of 5. She continued her musical development throughout middle school by exploring different genres of vocal music, including Classical, Country, Latin, Gospel and Popular music. She joined choir and auditioned for a semi-professional mariachi group at the age of 10. She performed with the group for 8 years and toured around the United States, winning various Latin competitions in violin and voice. She began studio work in 2007, recording albums with her mother that included her original compositions. She began piano, guitar, vihuela, and bass guitar in 2008. In 2009, she joined a traveling worship band as a lead vocalist and keyboard/guitar player, performing at events throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, and California. She was selected to sing the National Anthem serval times for the NBA, MLS, NHL, and the United States Air Force. She also performed for two Colorado State Governor events for Gov. Ritter and Gov. Hickenlooper. She was a finalist in the Pueblo’s Got Talent local competition.
Previously, RaeLynn taught elementary music to K-5th grader students, as well as private coaching in violin and voice. She graduated high school at the age of 16 and is now preparing for graduation from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. RaeLynn has a burning passionate for God, music, and people and loves to see children develop their God-given talents. She has interned in children and youth ministry for the past two years helping troubled teens find hope through music.
Outside of music, RaeLynn enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, being outdoors and watching football with her brother. She loves to meet new people and spend time with family. She loves giving back to her community by working at a local homeless shelter and several churches throughout her community. RaeLynn lost her father at a very young age and is passionate about helping the fatherless.