Rachel J. Peters

Rachel J. Peters

Biography

Composer/librettist Rachel J. Peters’s other operas include: Companionship (Fort Worth Opera), Rootabaga Country (Sarasota Opera), No Ladies in the Lady’s Book (Utah Opera), Steve (Boston Opera Collaborative), The Wild Beast of the Bungalow (Center for Contemporary Opera), Pie, Pith, and Palette (The Atlanta Opera). Musicals: Only Children (NYU Tisch), Tiny Feats of Cowardice (NYC Fringe), Tomato Red (UC Irvine), Octopus Heart (NYU Steinhardt). Scores for plays: Stretch (a fantasia) (New Georges), Tania in the Getaway Van (Flea Theater), Transatlantic (Arkansas Rep). Concert works: Ethel Smyth Plays Golf in Limbo (Semperoper Dresden), Jack's Vocabulary (Hartt SPASM), Fronds: The Wisdom of Fanny Fern (Walt Whitman Project). Songs performed at Lincoln Center, National Opera Center, Symphony Space, cabarets/theatres nationwide. Contributor to The AIDS Quilt Songbook. Residencies: Kimmel Harding Nelson, Yaddo, Brush Creek Arts. Fellowships: New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, American Opera Projects, John Duffy Institute for New Opera. racheljpeters.com.

Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC Area

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Bookwriter/Librettist

Instruments

  • Piano

Software

  • Finale

Affiliations

  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her