About · Education

Rachel believes passionately in passing on her knowledge to the next generation of violinists and period performers. She delights in working with amateur and professional students of all standards.

Rachel is frequently asked to give masterclasses, courses, lectures on performance practice and presentation, and holds several teaching posts as well as developing new associations through outreach with concert promoters the world over. If you would like to find out more about Rachel’s education activities or to discuss ideas for collaboration please contact us.

Teaching posts

Royal Academy of Music logoMichaela Comberti Chair for Baroque Violin
Royal Academy of Music

The Juilliard School logoThe Juilliard School

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama logoJane Hodge Foundation International Chair in Baroque Violin
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama


In addition to her continued work with The Royal Academy of Music and The Juilliard School of Music, Rachel holds masterclasses and private lessons for organisations worldwide. Collaborations and teaching residencies have included the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, University St Andrew’s Summer Baroque course, National Centre for Early Music, and Dartington International Summer School.

The Masterclass Media Foundation have recorded a Bach solo violin and cello masterclass that Rachel gave at the Three Choirs Festival. To view more educational material from Rachel please click here.


Rachel also raises funds through the Mozart Music Fund to support tuition for youngsters wanting to learn instruments.