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Rachel Wells

Rachel Wells

Biography

Rachel is a final year Music student, having previously spent one year at the University of Edinburgh and now studying at the University of Southampton. Primarily a classical pianist and singer, during her time in Edinburgh, she was a member of the University choir, performing in the Usher Hall, on tour in Poland and performed a solo piano recital in Greyfriar’s Kirk.
Since moving to Southampton, Rachel has been involved with the University of Southampton's Showstopper's (musical theatre) Society as the Assistant Musical Director for their production of 'Putting it Together' by Stephen Sondheim. Last August she was also Assistant MD for the BYMT production “Our Girls Our Game” which was written, rehearsed, and performed in 2 weeks with an all female cast and creative team. Alongside this and her full-time degree, she also teaches six children piano lessons and accompanies fellow students for exams and concert performances.
This year she is MD for Showstoppers productions of Carousel and Grease, as well as writing her first original musical and is releasing an E.P. of songs written during the pandemic.

Professional Experience

  • Regional

Regions

  • United Kingdom

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist

My Primary Instrument

  • PIANO

My Instruments

  • Harpsichord
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Trumpet
  • Voice

Software

  • Logic
  • Sibelius

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her