Rachel Murphy

Musical Director

Student Information


Nationality: Scottish


Instruments: Piano, Violin, Accordian

Arranging: Arranging for a variety of shows and ensembles. Most recently, RCS commercial concert

Technology: Logic, Sibelius, QLab, Mainstage

Previous Qualifications: BMus Hons (classical piano)

Work Experience:

Music Director, Pippin, RCS

Assistant Music Director, Into the Woods, RCS

Music Associate, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Keys 2 Deputy, ‘Blood Brothers’ UK Tour, Bill Kenwright

Assistant Music Director, Club Tropicana the musical (UK Tour), Mark Goucher Productions

Music Director, Candid Cabaret, RCS

Music Director, Company Scenes, RCS

Assistant Music Director, A Winter’s Tale, BYMT 

Other Experience:

Music Director, Kerry Ellis Workshop, Sep 2018 

Music Director, Camp Hollywood Summer School, Aug 2018

Pianist, Musical Beginnings (The Other Palace), Sep 2017 




Olivia May Younger, 2021

Contact Information


Conducting Commercial Concert

Club Tropicana UK Tour - MD Cam

New Musical Workshop


Wee Billy (arranged by Rachel Murphy)

Perfect (from Edges) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Victoria Brennan)

Maybe This Time (from Cabaret) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Charlotte Szabo)

I’m Your Man (from Meet John Doe) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by April Perrin)

Impossible (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Victoria Brennan and Charlotte Szabo)

The Glamorous Life (from A Little Night Music) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Leah Greenhaus)

Gorgeous (from The Apple Tree) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Ella Weston)

You’ll Be Back (from Hamilton) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Michael Heming)

Maybe This Time (from Jerry Springer the Opera) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Charlotte Szabo)

In My Dreams (from Anastasia) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Ellie Buckley)

Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag (from Chicago) (MD: Rachel Murphy, performed by Mari MacDonald and Olivia May Younger)