Dr. Rachael Hendricks

Instructor of Music

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Departments

Music

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Master of Music Clarinet Performance - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance - Pennsylvania State University

Areas of Instruction

Clarinet

Dr. Rachael Hendricks

Instructor of Music

Bio

Dr. Rachael Hendricks is a freelance clarinetist and music educator based in Fairhope, Alabama. Dr. Hendricks is currently an Adjunct Instructor of Music at the University of Mobile teaching applied clarinet. Throughout her doctoral studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, she served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant in Clarinet, teaching private lessons and academic courses in clarinet pedagogy to undergraduate and graduate students.

A devoted music educator, Dr. Hendricks has taught privately for over ten years. During her nearly three-year teaching term as the clarinet and saxophone instructor at West Chester Academy (West Chester, OH), her junior high and high school students were selected for various Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA) festivals, including District 13 Honor Band, District 13 Honor Band Wind Symphony, District 13 Honor Band Symphonic Winds, All-State Band, and All-State Orchestra. Her students were also selected for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) National Band, the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO), the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE), and accepted into prestigious universities and conservatories including the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Dr. Hendricks has served as a guest clinician at various high schools and colleges throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Alabama.

As a performer, Dr. Hendricks is sought out as an orchestral and chamber musician and has frequently performed with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (Newport, KY). She was selected as a finalist for the 2019 International Clarinet Association Orchestral Audition Competition. The finals were held at the annual ClarinetFest Conference where she placed amongst the top four finalists. Most recently, Dr. Hendricks performed as a soloist at the 2021 Virtual ClarinetFest Conference.

Dr. Hendricks holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance and a Master of Music degree in clarinet performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, as well as a Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance from the Pennsylvania State University. She has studied clarinet with Christopher Pell, Ralph Skiano, Ronald Aufmann, Dr. Anthony J. Costa, and Dr. Deborah Andrus.