Biography

Rachael Ueckermann is a passionate, open-minded, young musician studying the piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.After attending The Junior Department of The Royal Academy of music, she was awarded an advanced music scholarship at The Sixth Form College, Farnborough, enabling her to study with Professor Graeme Humphrey at The RAM. During this period, Rachael performed Finzi’s ‘Eclogue’ for piano and string orchestra, with The Sixth Form College Orchestra, and Saint-Saens’ ‘Carnival of The Animals’ with Farnborough Symphony Orchestra. Previously, she has performed in masterclasses with Vanessa Latarche and Neil Immelman.
In 2011, Rachael gained a place at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Currently in her fourth year, she is studying with Gabriele Baldocci. Since being at Trinity, she has performed in numerous concerts, competitions and masterclasses, with pianists including Deniz Gelenbe, Philip Fowke and visiting artists Pascal Roge and Paul Komen. In her second year, Rachael took part in The Intercollegiate Piano Competition and was awarded ‘The Managing Director’s Prize’.
Being keen to work with composers, Rachael has played for several premiers of works and in the Trinity Laban Composer’s showcase; ‘Rude Health.’ The works include the score for Michael Boucherie’s film, ‘Chronocracy’ and Declan Kolakowski’s radio play, ‘This is The Flesh of The Lord’, where she was in fact, a voice actor.
As well as solo work, Rachael is a member of The Gabriel Piano Trio who have played in masterclasses with The Carducci Quartet. In addition, she has performed on numerous occasions, with the Trinity Laban Sinfonia and Wind Sinfonia as an orchestral pianist as well as in the musical theatre production of ‘City of Angels’ at Stratford Circus. She is also a committed piano teacher and is a member of a teaching agency, based in South- East London. After Completing her Undergraduate degree, Rachael will be studying Music at Master’s level at Royal Holloway University.

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