"compelling mastery and artistry"
- Seattle Times
"Rachel Matthews led thrilling chamber music performances"
- Seattle Weekly
Composer and pianist Rachel Matthews presents a recording of recent works for viola and piano, piano quintet, solo violin, and clarinet and piano.
Rachel Matthews is the winner of the 2010 International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition, the 2010 Maurice Gardner Composition Competition, and numerous grants and commissions. Her works have been heard in live performance and on radio broadcasts throughout the United States. As soloist and chamber musician, she has appeared at venues including the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC, and on the Accueil Musical series in Paris, and at festivals including Banff, Taos, and others. Rachel Matthews is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the North Carolina School of the Arts, and holds a doctorate in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory. Her works are published by Ourtext and Comus Editions.