NACO Mentorship program

Rachel O'Connor, French horn

2023 NACO Mentorship program
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Originally from Toronto, Dr. Rachel O’Connor is currently based in Los Angeles, California where she performs with orchestras and for top industry clients such as Netflix, AppleTV and Coachella. She has appeared with the Phoenix Symphony as Assistant Principal horn, and has played with the National Repertory Orchestra and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. Her research has won her the American Musicological Society’s Irving Lowens Award.

Listen to how her time with her NACO mentors Lawrence Vine, Julie Fauteux, Elizabeth Simpson, Louis-Pierre Bergeron, and Lauren Anker taught her the value of a supportive and positive environment.