Rachel Shaw is a true musical chameleon, who enjoys a prolific career across several ensembles and genres.
A passionate orchestral performer, Rachel currently holds the position of Tutti Horn with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Rachel’s extensive orchestral experience has also seen her undertake Tutti Horn contracts with the Orchestra Victoria and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Rachel performs casually with the Sydney, Melbourne, West Australian, Tasmanian and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, and has been Associate Principal Horn of the Australian Youth Orchestra, and Principal Horn of the Tasmanian Discovery Orchestra.
Equally at home in a chamber music setting, Rachel is a founding member of Arcadia Winds—Australia’s leading young wind ensemble, and Musica Viva’s inaugural FutureMakers. With Arcadia Winds, Rachel has performed at festivals and venues across Australia.