Rachael earned her Master of Music degree as Teaching Assistant to Paul Kantor and her Bachelor of Music at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music with a Full Fellowship under the tutelage of Kathleen Winkler.
After her solo orchestral debut at the age of 12, Rachael won many competitions including Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, and was a National Finalist at the MTNA Senior Competition. Awarded a Fellowship to the Aspen Music Festival, Rachael went on to study under and perform with many luminaries of the classical world. She performs regularly with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra. She also enjoys recording movie music, participating in several local chamber music series, and maintaining a private teaching studio.