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Rachel Lucy Moore is a British cello teacher, double bass teacher, and chamber music specialist.

After completing her postgrad studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, Rachel Lucy began teaching at the RNCM at the age of 22, and still teaches there today as a tutor at the RNCM’s award-winning ‘Young Strings’, and at the ‘Junior RNCM’.

Rachel Lucy also teaches cello privately; teaches at an independent school (Bolton School); is conductor and orchestral manager at the Bryanston International Summer School; a tutor at the Westmorland Youth Orchestra, and director of the Westmorland Youth Orchestra Training Strings.

In the past, Rachel Lucy co-directed the Lake District Summer Music (also known as LDSM) Junior Strings Venture , and was a visiting teacher at Chethams School of Music in Manchester.

Early life

As a child, Rachel Lucy had the opportunity to learn several instruments but fell in love with the cello. Whilst living in America, she had lessons with American cellist Christine Livingstone and after returning to England, she won a place to study cello at the Junior department of the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied for the next few years. After leaving Junior RCM, Rachel Lucy studied at Leeds University to study cello with Anna Shuttleworth; and was the chosen soloist to perform the Lutoslawski Cello Concerto for the re-opening of the renovated Great Hall of the University of Leeds. After gaining her BA Hons at Leeds; Rachel Lucy studied for a post grad degree at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, studying cello with Margaret Moncrieff and double bass with Rodney Slatford. Whilst at RNCM, she developed her love for teaching cello, chamber music, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and Kodaly.

Musical family

Rachel Lucy’s mother is Miriam Morley is a violinist and violin teacher who’s taught at the Royal College of Music for over 35 years; and played with the Monteverdi Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, English Sinfonia, and several ballet seasons at the London Coliseum. Her aunt is Margaret Lucy Wilkins the opera composer and music educator who taught music at St. Andrews University, University of Huddersfield; and was visiting professor at Queen’s University Belfast. Her step-uncle is Richard Blackford the concert and media composer who won a 2020 Ivor Novello Award in the Choral Category; and is published by Novello and Nimbus Publishing, with current recordings available on Nimbus and Signum Records.