Violin, Lower School Coordinator
Rachel Durling grew up in Berkeley, started playing violin in the public schools, and studied with Anne Crowden. She received her B.Mus. from Mannes College of Music in New York City, where she studied with Ani Kavafian and Felix Galimir. She has performed with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nel Dolce Tempo, Teatro Bacchino, California Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Composer's Orchestra, the nuevo-tango group New York-Buenos Aires Connection, Peter Apfelbaum's Hieroglyphics Ensemble, the cuban danzon group Orquesta La Moderna Tradicion, and Virginia Iglesias Flamenco Dance Academy. In addition to her work as a founding member of Baguette Quartette, Rachel plays regularly with many chamber groups, including the Armanino Trio and Corvo String Quartet. Rachel has been active as a violin teacher for the last twenty plus years; she is on the faculty at Crowden and Black Pine Circle School.
B. Mus., Mannes College of Music