Rachel Tubridy is a third-year undergraduate student at New York University, studying French Horn Performance with a minor in Business of Entertainment, Media and Technology. She has been playing horn for ten years. With passions for multiple roles in the music field, Rachel has had a variety of experiences in music performance, education, administration, and composition.
With horn playing, alongside her many orchestral and chamber ensembles at NYU, Rachel has appeared in multiple NYC ensembles, including the Chelsea Symphony, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, and Greenwich Village Orchestra. Rachel has previously studied at both the Juilliard Music Advancement Program and Juilliard Pre-College. She has also attended the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival, Usdan Summer Camp of the Arts, Manhattan School of Music Summer Program, and Juilliard Summer Winds.
Rachel has taught group french horn lessons with Midori and Friends, and has given private horn instruction with the Back to Bach Project and Through the Staff.
In arts administration, Rachel is currently the P.S. 2 Coordinator of the NYU Musical Mentors Club. Rachel has also served as the Music Outreach Coordinator and Orchestrator/Arranger in the Spring 2023 Production of the Lamplighters NYU Club. She additionally served as Personnel Apprentice in the NSO Summer Music Institute.
Rachel is also an accomplished songwriter, having been selected by the Hamilton Education Program in 2020 to perform an original song in the Richard Rodgers Theatre. She was also a winner of the National Hamilton Education Competition in 2021. Additionally, she is a Co-Writer of the Celia Cruz High School Alma Mater.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Music Contractor/Coordinator
- Classroom Music Teacher
- French Horn
- Arts Administration
Person of Color?