Piano Accompanist - Rachel Mello

Rachel Mello is a Lompoc native who has been playing the piano since she was in third grade. She studied music education at California State University, Fullerton and graduated with a degree in Liberal Studies, with a minor in music. During College, Rachel served as choir accompanist for Diamond Bar Congregational Church in Diamond Bar, California. She has also served as choir director and accompanist for Peace Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church in Lompoc.

Rachel has played for various musicals at PCPA, and has been the pianist for Lompoc High School musicals since 2003. Rachel is happy to be playing for the Master Chorale, which whom she has participated as a singer intermittently since 1993. She is currently a fourth grade teacher at La Canada Elementary School, and she believes strongly in the importance of bringing art and music education back into the elementary schools.

Another of Lompoc's fine murals, Lompoc Mural Society