Rachel Hill || Strings Teaching Artist at Yates
Rachel Hill is currently a music instructor within the Diocese of Albany, as well as a string instructor with ESYO CHIME. Although teaching music is one of her greatest passions, she also believes it is important to stay active as a performer. Rachel enjoys performing with various chamber groups, pit orchestras, as well as Western Pennsylvania area Symphonies as both a violinist and violist. Growing up in Saratoga Springs, Rachel was fortunate enough to go through a successful music program, where she became exposed to many performance opportunities. Inspired by her music instructors, it was in High School that Rachel decided she wanted to pursue music as a career. During her time at Hartwick College, Rachel studied music and music education with a duel focus in violin and voice. After college, Rachel spent some time living in Pittsburgh, where she fast tracked her career as both a performer and educator. Rachel has performed with various symphonies such as the Catskill Symphony Orchestra, Altoona Symphony Orchestra, Washington Symphony Orchestra, and Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.