Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science in Piano Performance from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma as of December 2017. She has been playing piano for 17 years and has taught private piano for 8 years. She hopes to attend graduate school at Oklahoma City University in the fall of 2018 and study with Dr. Sergio Monteiro.
During Rachel’s undergraduate, she tutored theory and music history and worked for university professor Dr. Marilyn Rosfeld at her private piano studio. She also studied with Dr. Mark Reighard and Dr. Bryan Powell. As an accompanist, Rachel works with SNU voice instructors Jeffery and Rebekah Ambrosini in voices lessons and juries. Rachel has also accompanied the SNU choir and performed for several musical and opera productions, including Amahl and the Night Visitors December 2017.
Rachel is staff accompanist at Southwestern Christian University in Bethany as well and enjoys playing and performing with the choir. A professional church musician, Rachel is has also been the pianist for Kelham Baptist Church in Oklahoma City for 4 years.