Arsoniste (Rachel Sunter) is a Canadian singer-songwriter living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She performs solo at acoustic pianos or using loops & layers with her Roland keyboard.
Arsoniste studied classical piano & opera in hometown Ottawa, and listened to The Beatles, Radiohead, Sigur Rós and Stars, before moving to Halifax, NS, to study journalism and philosophy at the University of King's College, and joining her first band.
After touring in North America for five years as a backup singer and keyboardist with various indie groups, Arsoniste released her debut solo EP Where There Is Dark in April of 2015. She currently performs regularly as a piano-singer in Halifax and is recording her first full-length studio album.