Doug Hanson (2018)

Rachel Elizabeth Maley is a visual and performing artist based outside of Chicago.  A musician since a young age, Rachel regularly performs as a collaborative and solo pianist, and has worked in various capacities for Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, Side Street Studio Arts, the Brevard Music Center Institute and Festival, the Chicago Chamber Choir, and the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.  Rachel attended the University of Chicago intending to study ethnomusicology, but instead developed an affinity for dance, comparative literature, and contemporary circus arts.  Her creative work embodies this penchant for collaboration across all media.