As a classical musician Rachel played with the Delaware Symphony, Jerusalem International Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic, the New Hampshire Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and as a finalist for the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida. In 1999, she first attended Klezkanada as a scholarship student and joined the faculty in 2003. As a member of the Klezmer-Jazz-Turkish group Shtreiml, Rachel has performed internationally, most notably in the Krakow Festival of Jewish Music and Culture in Krakow Poland, the Klezmore Festival in Vienna, Austria, the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto, Canada. Shtreiml, features the original compositions and harmonica playing of, husband, Jason Rosenblatt. Rachel also plays in the high energy, Gypsy Balkan, Montreal band,Orkestra Severni featured for the fourth year in a row at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, and in the recent past at the Montreal Yiddish Theatre Festival and the Montreal Jewish Music Festival, and the Ashkenaz Festival. She is a long standing member the Fabulous Schpielkes, featuring Susan Watts-Lankin and the living legend, drummer and percussionist Elaine Hoffman-Watts. Rachel’s film credits include Mona Lisa Smile, 2003, as a member of the all-women’s big band featured in the Spring Fling scene. In 2008, Rachel began the Community Klezmer initiative, and ensemble that brings together people of varying music backgrounds, age and ethnicity to learn and perform Eastern European Jewish Music in and around Montreal.