Rachel Fright is currently a Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the Royal Northern College of Music. Previously, she studied with scholarships to Pembroke College, Oxford and the RNCM, where she was taught by Stephen Savage and David Jones, with regular coaching from Julius Drake. During her studies, she was supported by the Helen Mackaness Award and won several prizes for accompaniment; the Stella Bradshaw Memorial Award, the Frost/Brownson Award for Accompaniment, the Clifton Helliwell Memorial Award, the Brodsky Prize, the Alexander Young Prize and the James Martin Oncken Song prize.
Rachel has a particular interest in vocal accompaniment, and is a Leeds Lieder Young Artist. In 2018, she won the Hester Dickson Duo Prize along with duo partner Ted Black (tenor) to study at Oxenfoord International Summer School. She is also a recent alumna of the Oxford Lieder Festival Mastercourse, where she received tuition from Roger Vignoles and Imogen Cooper. Rachel is a regular performer, and has been featured on BBC Radio 3 and in concert series including the Leeds Lieder Festival, the Bridgewater Hall 'Introducing' Series, the Stoller Hall, Buxton International Festival, the Sowerby Music Series, Didsbury Coffee Concerts and 22 Mansfield Street, London. She is a musician for Live Music Now, a deputy tutor at Yorkshire Young Musicians and accompanist to Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus.