Clairece’s impressive range, vocal strength and agility allow her to artfully navigate through many genres of music. A classically trained soprano she especially loves the spontaneous creativity and movement of jazz and the power of soul and gospel music. Clairece has won awards as a soloist and songwriter, and has been involved in countless live and televised musical productions.
Clairece has a passion and love for singing Gospel Music and is regularly invited to lead worship at churches and has also participated as a member of two outstanding Gospel community choirs over the last decade.
She was a founding member and soloist in DaNell Daymon's Greater Works Chorale and during her time with the group they were two time winners of Seattle's Gospel Fest and West coast regional winners of BET's Gospel Choir Competition How Sweet the Sound. They continue to wow audience's internationally most recently on America's Got Talent.
Annually she participates in the Oregon Symphony's Gospel Christmas as a choir member and soloist with the NW Community Gospel Choir. A wonderful event in it's 23rd season this is an elite group of some of the most talented musical professionals on the west coast led by music director Gary Hemenway and conductor Dr. Charles Floyd. The Grammy nominated Oregon Symphony paired with a ninety voice gospel choir, is the longest running concert series of it's kind in the nation and is a wonderful celebration of diversity, artistry and worship, all near and dear to her heart! In honor of their 20th season Clairece was a featured soloist on their first recording project released though Grammy Winning label Pentetone.
Clairece also offers private and group instruction in a series she calls "The Whole Instrument". Through the knowledge she has gained as a certified yoga teacher and lifestyle coach she combines breath work, alignment principles, meditation and Yoga Asana in a holistic approach she has developed to support vocalists and public speakers to find ease, confidence and strength in their body and voice.