Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.”

— Plato

Clairece Rosati Music

Clairece Rosati is a singer and songwriter from the Pacific NW, currently living in Walla Walla WA. Her impressive range, vocal strength and agility allow her to artfully navigate  through many genres of music. A classically trained soprano adept at singing in four languages, 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, has been involved in countless live and televised musical productions, and sung in small ensembles and choirs for national and international recording artists. She regularly performs with her husband Gary Hemenway, an accomplished and talented pianist, vocalist, director, arranger and educator as part of a powerful duo. She also enjoys working as a guest vocalist with a host of other  musicians who call the west coast home.  

Clairece has a passion and love for singing Gospel Music and is regularly invited to lead worship at churches in the NW 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 20th 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, it 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 year Clairece is a featured soloist on their first recording project to be released in December though Grammy Winning label Pentetone.

Clairece is also a member and featured soloist with the Walla Walla Choral Society a long standing tradition and beloved choir in the Walla Walla Valley who preform three sold out shows a year at the beautiful Power House Theater.

Clairece also offers private and group instruction in a series she calls "The Whole Instrument". In these sessions she combines breath work, alignment principles, meditation and Yoga Asana in a holistic approach she has developed over the years to support vocalists and public speakers to find ease, flexibility, confidence and strength in their body and voice. 

 

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Previous events

WWCS Music of New Orleans

Gesa Powerhouse Theatre, 111 North 6th, Walla Walla

We had so many attendees, and those who did not attend due to weather, request another plateful of this wonderful music. So, we are offering an encore performance of the Music of New Orleans. New Orleans is the womb of all contemporary styles of American music and we look forward to once again enjoying it with you! Laissez les bons temp rouler!

– Gary Hemenway, Artistic Director, Walla Walla Choral Society

Walla Walla Symphony Taste of Jazz

Castillo de Feliciano , 85728 Telephone Pole Road , Milton-Freewater, OR

Join us for an evening of jazz standards and original music with a Latin Jazz flair performed by jazz quartet Sons do Sol at Castillo de Feliciana. They will be joined by special guest vocalist, Clairece Rosati.

Tickets are $9 for general admission. Capacity for the event is limited. Advance purchase is recommended. Seating includes mainly lawn space and a limited number of patio chairs. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Food from The Happy Wanderer and wine and sangria will be available to purchase at the winery. Guests may also bring a picnic dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.

Paris Choral Festival

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Paris France

Our touring choir members will be traveling to Paris, France to participate in a mass Choir performance in La Madeleine. In 2014, Music Celebrations International organized the “Paris Choral Festival”