They call themselves BelleVoxx which means "beautiful voice." Thomas says their name aptly describes the exquisite sound these three young women produce. The trio sang the national anthem at the ballpark on the day the White Sox retired Thomas' jersey. The trio says they were destined to perform together, Thomas adds.
Denisse Lara, Harmony Moniz, and Raquel Houghton make up BelleVoxx http://bellevoxx.com/ and they want to prove they live up to their group's name. They will soon release their first single "Looking for Love."
Harmony Shay Moniz is the radiant and effervescent junk-food scarfing force of nature that keeps everyone laughing on long nights in the recording studio. She is also a successful print model and songwriter.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Harmony knew from a young age she was going to be a performer. At the age of 4, she had her first public performance singing "Tomorrow" from the Broadway classic Annie. What followed that debut were innumerable dance and vocal lessons along with an academic path focused on the performing arts.
After high school, Harmony endured the typical musical career highs and lows while at the same time finding considerable success modeling. Yet despite high-profile shoots and traveling the world, Harmony's pursuit of a musical career never faded.
That passion paid off when Harmony was tapped to record background vocals for a W2W Records female artist.
Like all good "big break" stories, W2W Records CEO Frank Thomas immediately recognized her talent and soon presented her with a recording contract, paving the way for her to become part of his dream girl super group:
Raquel Houghton was born in San Jose, Costa Rica and grew up in Albany, New York. Raquel Houghton has always embraced music with an international perspective. Thanks in large part to her Mother's Latin influence and impromptu musical duets with her sister in the family's living room; Raquel's love for Disney musicals, creative writing and playing violin set the stage for a young girl destined for a future in front of a microphone. After high school, Raquel set off for Los Angeles to pursue her music and acting career. The move to L.A. paid off; there Raquel landed parts in national television commercials and became part of the girl group Valli Girls who went on to release two songs, "Always There in You" for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants motion picture soundtrack and "Valli Nation" for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. After Valli Girls disbanded Raquel returned to acting in commercials and lent her vocals to background tracks for other artists. It was then that W2W Records CEO, Frank Thomas discovered Raquel and offered her a new home with BelleVoxx -- no violin required.
Denisse Lara has a 5 octave range and has stunned audiences by the sound and power that comes from this diminutive Latina from L.A. Since the age of seven, Denisse Lara has performed on various Latin television programs including: Sabado Gigante and Facilisimo. In 1999, she was awarded first place and Star of the Year on Quiero ser estrella (the Latin Version of "Star Search"). Denisse has performed numerous times with 14-time Grammy Award winning producer David Foster at events such as the Variety Magazine's 19th Annual Video Hall of Fame Awards and a campaign fundraiser for then presidential candidate, Vice President Al Gore at. Foster's home in Malibu, CA. Her soundtrack credits include, performing the title song "One" on Pokémon: The Movie and she served as the voice of Melody on The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (Spanish Version)