Cama, Rachel

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Instruments Played
Cello, Viola da Gamba

Current Performance Ensembles
Cascata

Personal Summary / Bio

Rachel Cama performs professionally on viola da gamba and baroque cello throughout the Midwest and on the East Coast. Active as a soloist and continuo player, Rachel has collaborated with a variety of chamber ensembles including Long & Away, Music for a While and The Sprightly Companions.   She is the artistic director of Cascata, an early music ensemble specializing in the performance of seventeenth-century dramatic vocal music and virtuosic instrumental repertoire.  Increasingly in demand as a teacher, Rachel has instructed viola da gamba at workshops in New England, Toronto, at the Amherst Early Music Festival, at Brandeis University and at Case Western Reserve University. Rachel was the winner of a Young Artist Grant-in-Aid from the Viola da Gamba Society of America and has been awarded several scholarships for both her performing talents and academic writing in early music. She completed both a Master's degree in Musicology at Brandeis University and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Early Music at the Longy School of Music.  Rachel is also a certified yoga instructor and teaches throughout the Philadelphia area.

 

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279 Congress Ave.
Lansdowne, PA, 19050
United States
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