Rachel L. Braude


Rachel Braude, flutist and piccoloist, is an active performer and teacher in the Boston area.  She  currently holds positions in the Boston Philharmonic, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the Portland Symphony, the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Odyssey Opera. Rachel can also be seen performing with the the Boston Ballet Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She is the former principal piccoloist of the St. Louis Symphony. An active teacher, she teaches at the New England Conservatory of Music (Prepatory Division) and is the newly appointed instructor of flute at Dartmouth College.   Rachel is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and the Juilliard School and her principal teachers include Trevor Wye, Geralyn Coticone and Lois Schaefer.  She can be heard on the Chandos, Naxos,  New World and BMOP Sound labels. Her debut solo recording can be heard on the album In Media Res in a piece written especially for her by the composer Lisa Bielawa, long time BMOP collaborator and Prix de Rome winnerIn the summers, Rachel performs at the New Hampshire Music Festival and teaches at the Greenwood Music Camp (Junior Division). She is also a long time member of the prestigious Arizona MusicFest. Rachel and her husband, the violinist Charles Dimmick, have a young daughter, Chloe, who plays the violin. 


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B.M. New England Conservatory