Rachel Gorman is a Brighton based violinist and violin teacher. She studied at the Purcell School and the Royal College of Music with Yossi Zivoni and Gabrielle Lester. At RCM she took part in masterclasses with renowned violinists Alina Ibragimova, Nicola Benedetti and Jan Repko.

Having completed her studies in 2014 she gained a position with Southbank Sinfonia, Britain’s leading orchestral academy, in 2015. During her time with Southbank Rachel led the orchestra 5 times as well as playing the solo in Piazzolla’s ‘4 seasons of Buenos Aires’.

Rachel now enjoys a thriving freelance orchestral career. She performs regularly with ensembles such as Brighton PhilharmonicThe Little Orchestra, Orpheus Sinfonia, Ulster Orchestra, Brandenburg SinfoniaMusic of Our Time and Kantanti Ensemble. She also appears as guest leader with London Classical Soloists, London Repertoire Orchestra and the Arch Sinfonia.

As a soloist and chamber musician, Rachel has performed in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall, the Crush Room (Royal Opera House), Blackheath Halls, St James’ Piccadilly and Theatre Royal, Brighton.