Miss Rachel Sarah Fuller

B.Mus.Hons.Canterbury. M.Mus. RAM.London

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Rachel Fuller studied piano at the University of Canterbury with Diedre Irons; and went on to gain her Masters in Piano Accompaniment from the Royal Academy of Music in London. As an experienced vocal accompanist, répétiteur and coach, Rachel has worked at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, at Opera Kristiansund and Opera Nordfjord in Norway, and also with leading British opera companies including Diva Opera, Opera della Luna and London Opera Players. She has accompanied some of the world’s finest singers including tenor Keith Lewis. She has been a regular accompanist and coach for the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. 

Rachel is Co-Director of the New Zealand Singing School and is an artist teacher at the University of Auckland where she teaches collaborative piano to pianist at all levels of study and is a vocal coach and accompanist.  Rachel is also a highly sought-after chamber musician and has recently collaborated with cellist Ramón Jaffé, Edith Salzmann and Martin Rummel as well as violinists Leo Phillips and APO concertmaster Andrew Beer.



Teaching | Current

Rachel Fuller teaches collaborative piano as well as chamber music and is a vocal coach and accompanist to students at the University of Auckland.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Fuller, R. J. M., Johnston, P. R., & Pearson, M. N. (2013). Schizophyllum commune : a case study for testing the potential introduction of non-native strains into New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 51 (4), 286-296. 10.1080/0028825X.2013.829503
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mike Pearson