B i o g r a p h y
Rachel fell in love with the harp at a young age and began studying harp in Rochester, NY when she was 8 years old. Throughout high school and college, she performed as a soloist at weddings and community events and played with the Rochester, NY Area Harp Ensemble for 5 years.
Rachel studied harp at the University of Buffalo and The University of Toronto, playing in both orchestras and ensembles. In more recent years she has studied with Elaine Barber, Principal Harpist of the Austin Symphony Orchestra. While in college and afterward, she has greatly enjoyed performing as a soloist at weddings, corporate events, church services, Renaissance Faires, holiday events, restaurants and social events.
Rachel currently resides in Georgetown Texas, and she continues to play as a soloist and orchestral harpist. Rachel is the Principal Harpist with the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra and is a Guest Harpist with the Austin Symphonic Band. She is an active member of the American Harp Society and the Austin Harp Society.
Rachel is currently available to play for events such as receptions, cocktail hours, church services and other social events in Georgetown, TX and surrounding cities. She is also often available to play with central Texas orchestras, bands and ensembles as a guest musician.