Empowered Presentations

Public Speaking Consulting

Rachel Duval ,  Master Speaker Coach

Rachel Duval is a public speaking coach, opera singer, and educator, based in New York City. She works with industry leaders, C-suite executives, and corporations doing presentation training for professionals in a variety of fields. Rachel travels around the country leading workshops for companies looking to improve their employees’ public speaking skills, gain techniques for content management, and how to turn every speaking opportunity into a win.

As an educator, Ms. Duval leads Vocal Expression and Introduction to Communication workshops for freshman and sophomore engineering students at The Cooper Union School of Engineering in New York City, and leads Interview Skills workshops to all 10th and 11th graders at Riverdale Country School.

An accomplished classical singer, Ms. Duval performed at The Metropolitan Opera Guild in 2019, The Glimmerglass Festival in 2017, The Westchester International Baroque Festival in 2018, and is an executive producer and performer for Opera on Tap, the world’s largest unconventional opera company. Prior to moving to New York, Rachel sang on Spanish National Television (TVE), was a soloist with the Seattle Symphony and the Colorado Music Festival, and has performed in hundreds of venues world-wide.

With a Bachelors of Music in Music Education from the University of Washington, Rachel has taught in Seattle, Barcelona, and New York as both a classroom music teacher and a private voice instructor. Her students have gone on to be accepted into Berkelee College of Music, The American Musical Theatre Academy, Broadway Bound Kids, among others. She is currently pursuing her Diploma in Coaching from NYU, and lives in the Bronx with her partner and two young children.


One on One

  • Presentation Coaching

  • Public Speaking Coaching
  • Vocal Expression


  • Vocal Expression
  • Interview Preparation
  • Presentation skills and techniques for businesses


  • New York, NY, USA
  • consulting@rachelduval.com
  • 917.881.2185

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