Rachel Davis was born in Yorkshire in 1987 and began her musical education studying the clarinet at the age of seven. She attended the William Appleby Music Centre for eleven years, and upon leaving was awarded the John Remington Award for outstanding achievement on several instruments. She holds a Masters degree from the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with merit and gained a first class honours degree from the Royal Northern College of Music.
Rachel particularly enjoys orchestral clarinet playing, recently playing second clarinet with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. She was second clarinettist with the Young Musician’s Symphony Orchestra, and has played principal clarinet with the Docklands Sinfonia. Whilst studying, she won a place on the Hallé Orchestra Professional Experience Scheme, and also played principal clarinet for a commercial recording by the RNCM Wind Orchestra.
Rachel has been teaching for six years, and has experience of teaching the flute, clarinet, saxophone, recorder and music theory to children and adults in a wide variety of settings. She is creative and flexible in her approach to lessons, and tailors lessons to suit the individual. Rachel is committed to music education, and to helping students achieve their musical potential.