Although Rae Hering calls her music Alternative Pop she remains to be a genre enigma. With her sophisticated melodic sense and eclectic songwriting style, this multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter creates intelligent music that ranges from playful to melancholy to funky.
Since graduating from Belmont University with studies in piano and composition, Rae has recorded two projects to her name, most recently her 2014 release "The Shy Gemini Sessions" and is preparing to release six new tracks Summer of 2017.
As a performer averaging 50 shows a year, this independent musician captivates audiences with her sultry voice while moving between piano, guitar and accordion. From an early age her classical piano training fostered in her a comfort of the stage and a love of sharing music - this is evident in the energy she puts into each performance. She’s recently launched Crowd Curated Concerts (CCC), a concept she’s forerunning which uses crowd-funding to promote and ticket her live shows. Also, be sure to catch Rae performing on the live-streaming app Periscope every Sunday at 6p CST.
Rae puts her skills to use off stage as well. As an adaptable composer, Rae writes and records music for commercial spots including Singer Sewing Company and for films such as which made it to #1 on the iTunes Top Short Films Sales List. As an active co-writer, she has applied skills unbarred by genre including the pop ballad "It's Alright" recorded by MCA Music (Philippines) artist Solenn and "Rock Paper Scissors" recorded by folk/americana artist Anne Buckle. Rae can also be heard on session work for various artists in Nashville and is a versatile and experienced private music teacher.
Whether she's writing a new tune, recording in the studio or performing live, pursuing the creative adventure and making a meaningful connection with her audience are the driving forces behind Rae Hering's music.