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Rachel Kaufman

Rachel Kaufman

Biography

Rachel (Music Director/pianist) is a multi-instrumentalist who has music directed and/or played for well over 300 musicals and cabaret shows world-wide. Credits include: Off-B'way: Tale of Two Cities (10th year reunion concert at the Birdland Theatre), The Babies, Oliver! (with Brian Stokes Mitchell & James Barbour), Schoolhouse Rock Live!, and CYCLE (Composer); Tours: Rent, Phantom of the Opera, Ain't Misbehavin', Five Guys Named Moe, and Smokey Joe's Café; Regional: Tom Jones (North Shore), Hallelujah, Baby! (Arthur Laurents, dir.), and Golf: The Musical. Rachel can also be seen playing for auditions, classes, improv comedy groups, at churches, piano bars, and, during the summer, in the orchestra or atrium on cruise ships. Rachel holds a B.A. in Music (and Russian) from the University of Chicago.

Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist

Instruments

  • Accordion
  • Bass - electric
  • Flute
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Mandolin
  • Organ
  • Piano

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her