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The Lost Thing

Rachel was the pianist in the 'The Lost Thing' production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, which ran for over a month including Xmas 2019 and New Year.

 

This was a co-production between the Royal Opera and the Candoco Dance Company with music by Jules Maxwell.

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Minimalism Changed My Life: Tones, Drones and Arpeggios

Rachel played at events in London's South Bank Centre and Manchester's Bridgewater Hall in Autumn 2019 as a member of The British Paraorchestra conduced by Charles Hazlewood.

Barry White and the Love Unlimited Synth

Glastonbury 2019

As a member of the British Paraorchestra, Rachel played keyboard with the Love Unlimited Synth Orchestra at Glastonbury .

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Haptic Baton project

Rachel took part in the Haptic Baton project that redefines orchestra for Visually Impaired Musicians.

 

Watch the BBC broadcast by clicking 'VIEW MORE' below.

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Ronnie Scott's Charitable Foundation

In June 2018 Rachel attended a jazz workshop at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London.

 

You can learn more about the Blind Bookworms jazz band <here> and <here>

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Conservatori Liceu Barcelona

Rachel was given the opportunity to study a six month placement in Conservatori Liceu Barcelona under the tutelage of Alba Ventura. 

'As well as classical repertoire I also studied Jazz & Improvisation and Chambre Music. I am a fluent Spanish speaker and I loved the cultural experience in Barcelona.' - Rachel

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CBeebies 'Melody'

In May 2016 Rachel featured in an episode of CBeebies 'Melody', which was filed at the RWCMD in Cardiff.

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Palermo with UCAN

In March 2016 Rachel attended a music and drama workshops in Palermo, Italy with UCAN Productions, along with other Visually Impaired groups from Italy and Bulgaria.

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RIO PARALYMPICS SUPERHUMAN CAMPAIGN

In April 2016 Rachel was the pianist in the Channel 4 Rio ‘Superhuman’ Campaign which involved recording at the Abbey Road Studios along with a number of exceptionally talented disabled musicians under the direction of Guy Farley.