Rachel has recently completed her Bachelor of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, and is currently studying her Honours year under the tutelage of Suzanne Johnston.
She performs with the Australian Chamber Choir, and holds choral scholarships with The Melbourne Bach Choir and the Cathedral Singers at St Patrick’s Church, East Melbourne.
In 2019, Rachel performed a role in L’Inganno Felice for BK Opera Company’s ‘Rossini Opera Camp,’ as well as performing in productions of Play of Herod, Four Saints in Three Acts, The Second Hurricane (Victorian Opera Youth Productions); Dialogues des Carmelites (The University of Melbourne); Iphigenie en Tauride//Oprhée (BK Opera).
Rachel is a keen conductor, having participated in development programs and masterclasses with internationally-renowned conductors, including Benjamin Northey and Warwick Stengårds. In 2019, she will conduct productions with BK Opera.
She was Associate Conductor for Opera Scholars Australia from 2014-2016, and has had the opportunity to conduct the Alpha Sinfonia and Sinfonie Australis with a 100-voice choir, alongside Australian conductor Guy Noble at the annual Opera in the Alps and Opera in the Market events in Beechworth and Melbourne.
Rachel is a regular violinist in several Melbourne orchestras, including the Australasian Orchestra and the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra.