Heather ‘Heddy Rae’ Emrich


Heather 'Heddy Rae' Emrich

Heddy Rae is a Charleston,SC native who returned to the city after a five years in Munich and a 2 year stint in Boston. She began her musical studies in classical voice under the highly respected Ambrose Holford and continued in Munich with opera singer Gedvidas Lazauskas.

She has performed in prestigious choral groups such as Munchen Akademischer Gesangverein and Boston’s Chorus Pro Musica. In 2004, she began studying jazz at the Berklee School of Music Workshop in Umbria, Italy and continued her studies at the New England Conservatory. There she studied with with jazz vocalist Rebecca Shrimpton and performing in various jazz ensembles. Currently she studies with Frank Duvall.

She has played numerous high profile events such as The Historic Charleston Foundations annual Young Advocates Soiree, Charleston Garden Festival, South Carolina Historical Society and the Building Arts College annual Gala.

Working with you guys was such a pleasure and the band added the fun upbeat atmosphere to our reception beyond what we could ever have imagined.  Amazing!!   We can’t thank you enough!