Rachel is an experienced musician predominately working in Musical Theatre, with experience ranging across Classical and Pop genres.
Rachel has worked with British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT) as Assistant Musical Director for several productions, including: 'Our Girls, Our Game' - August 2021, Bradford Alhambra Studio. (Book by Victoria Saxton with Music and Lyrics by Vikki Stone, Directed by Charlotte Westenra)
Michael Morpurgo's 'Why The Whales Came' - August 2022, Taunton Brewhouse and The Mack at Mountview. (Book and Lyrics by Nikki Racklin, Music by Bella Barlow, Directed by Simon Kane).
Musical Director and Arranger for 'Our Girls, Our Game' - April 2023 (Book by Victoria Saxton with Music and Lyrics by Vikki Stone, Directed by Charlotte Westenra)
She has also been Musical Director for several productions with University of Southampton's Musical Theatre Society, including Roger & Hammerstein's Carousel and also played/programmed Keyboard 2 on their production of Suessical.
In 2022 she released her debut pop EP 'all in my head', with two of her songs being played on BBC Introducing.
She has recent experience working with professional bands and productions such as playing keyboard in an all female band for vocalist Hannah Williams (The Voice Finalist 2021) and providing sheet music transcription for ITV's Romeo and Duet.
Recently, alongside teaching individual and group music lessons, she has also worked on a new musical workshop by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik as 2nd Assistant Musical Director, worked as Musical Director with Mountview Foundation Year students for audition preparation and programmed/played Keyboard 2 for Laine Theatre Arts production of Made in Dagenham (dir. Matt Cole, MD. Jo King).
- London/United Kingdom
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- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Music Transcriber
- Keyboard Programmer
- Audition Pianist
- Classroom Music Teacher
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Rehearsal Pianist
- Synth - keyboards
- Home Studio Whiz