Rachel Desoer

Rachel Desoer is a cellist from Hamilton, Ontario. She has studied at the Juilliard School, Oberlin College, McGill University and the_MG_8970

Banff Centre.  She graduated from Oberlin in 2008 with a Bachelor of Music.  Her main focus has been chamber music but she has also had the opportunity to perform solo works and play in orchestras. Rachel has also had the good fortune to tour Europe and China and compete in the 5th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.  She is currently the cellist of the Cecilia String Quartet.  This ensemble tours extensively around the world and records on the Analekta label.  Rachel now performs on the 1929 Carlo Giuseppe Oddone cello on loan from the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank.