Rachel Dyker

  • BMus(hons) RCM

Originally from the UK, Rachel has been living in Sydney with her family since 2012. During this time, Rachel has been working as a freelance orchestral viola player and violin and viola teacher.

Teaching has always been a big part of Rachel's life and she built up a reputation over more than fifteen years as a violin and viola teacher both in London and Brighton in the UK. Rachel held a violin and viola teaching position at the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 2011 – 2013 and at Brighton College from 2008 – 2012, she was also Acting Head of Strings at Roedean School in 2005. Rachel has also always maintained a private teaching studio of students of all ages and levels and has seen many of her students enter the music profession themselves.

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Royal College of Music where she studied with Christopher Wellington and Brian Hawkins. On completing her degree at the RCM, Rachel continued her studies privately with Simon Rowland-Jones and continued professional development has seen Rachel taking lessons with Joey Corpus in New York, and Roger Benedict and Janet Davies in Sydney.

Details last updated: February 3, 2023