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Rachel Firmager (Cello) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since July 2012)

  • Chamber Orchestras: English Concert Orchestra.

Rachel's orchestral work also includes

Sinfonia of Arun (principal), Camerata of London (principal), Dartington Festival Orchestra (principal), Sussex Symphony (principal), Corelli Ensemble (co-principal), Surrey Sinfonietta, Britten Pears Orchestra, Musicians of All Saints and Endellion Festival Orchestra. Rachel's show work includes deputising for Les Miserables in the West End.

Rachel's session work includes being featured on the soundtrack for Ben Hopkins' 37 Uses for a Dead Sheep and Carol Morley's Madness of the Dance. She has also featured on pop albums by Colin Hare, Charity Quin and David Ingledew.

Rachel enjoys a varied career as chamber musician, soloist, orchestral and session player. She is also an experienced cello teacher in both private and state sectors.

Rachel's chamber music experience includes recitals with pianist Rachel Fryer at venues such as Croydon Fairfield Halls and Brighton Festival, and concerts with the Hilser Trio and Kosinka Piano Trio. Rachel is the cellist with the Bergersen String Quartet. Further experience includes recitals with pianist Yoko Ono and guitarist Paul Gregory and contemporary music concerts with New Music Brighton, Tacet Ensemble and One Voice as well as Talkestra, which includes Minimalist music programmes and performances of Pierrot Lunaire.

Rachel's concerto repertoire includes Haydn's Cello Concerto in C major, Vaughan-Williams' Fantasia on Sussex Folksongs and Vivaldi's Double Violin Concerto.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama: Postgraduate Certificate (1993-95). University of Durham: BA (Hons) Music 2:1 (1990-93).

Teachers

Jane Salmon, Adrian Shepherd

Rachel joined Morgensterns in November 2007

Rachel's web profile was last updated 16th Jul 2017

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Rachel Firmager (Cello) Profile

Rachel enjoys a varied career as chamber musician, soloist, orchestral and session player. She is also an experienced cello teacher in both private and state sectors.

Rachel's chamber music experience includes recitals with pianist Rachel Fryer at venues such as Croydon Fairfield Halls and Brighton Festival, and concerts with the Hilser Trio and Kosinka Piano Trio. Rachel is the cellist with the Bergersen String Quartet. Further experience includes recitals with pianist Yoko Ono and guitarist Paul Gregory and contemporary music concerts with New Music Brighton, Tacet Ensemble and One Voice as well as Talkestra, which includes Minimalist music programmes and performances of Pierrot Lunaire.

Rachel's concerto repertoire includes Haydn's Cello Concerto in C major, Vaughan-Williams' Fantasia on Sussex Folksongs and Vivaldi's Double Violin Concerto.

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Rachel Firmager (Cello) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Rachel is the founder of Music for Everyone - giving educational recitals and improvisation workshops in Sussex schools. Rachel has also done contemporary music workshops at Sussex University and local schools with the Tacet Ensemble, directed by Michael Finissy.

Teaching experience

Rachel currently teaches privately and at Brighton College. Her former teaching experience includes posts at Claremont School, Buxwood School, Hurstpierpoint College, Regis School of Music, West Sussex Music Support Service and Surrey Music Service.

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Rachel Firmager (Cello) Profile

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