Rachel Gough studied violin with Gillian Sansom for eleven years before attending the University of East Anglia, where she won performance scholarships enabling her to study with Hugh Maguire. With a scholarship from The Wall Trust she entered the Royal College of Music, studying with Frances Mason and coaching with the Chilingirian Quartet. She is Principal Second Violinist of the Emerald Ensemble with whom she has made four commercial recordings. She pursues a busy freelance career in the West of England, working regularly with a number of ensembles, including the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Bath Pump Room Trio, the Bath Philharmonia, the Southern Sinfonia, and the Sarum Chamber Orchestra.
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