LOOK is a national charity that supports VI young people and their families. Rachel was interviewed on 8/11/21 as part of the LOOK Into Q&A Series, which provides opportunities for young VI people to meet and learn from amazing VI role models. The interview was via Zoom and streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. See the interview here.
IWD Event 2021 -
Disability Arts Cymru
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.
As a member of the British Paraorchestra, Rachel played keyboard with the Love Unlimited Synth Orchestra at Glastonbury .
Haptic Baton project
Rachel took part in the Haptic Baton project that redefines orchestra for Visually Impaired Musicians.
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