M.A. Mills College (2013)
M.A. University of Virginia (2016)
Rachel has received a number of honors and awards in 2015-16, including: the Cove Park [Scotland] Artist Residency; 1st prize in the ‘Representations of Race and Gender’ section of the Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition at the University of Virginia; Mooste Külalis Stuudio [Estonia] Artist Residency; Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) [France] ManiFeste Academy Auditor; Praxis Fellow 2015-2016, Scholars’ Lab at the University of Virginia; Buckner W. Clay Award Recipient 2015, Arts & Sciences Center for Instructional Technology at the University of Virginia; McGuffey Art Center Artist Residency; Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music (Netherlands) Artist Residency; and orkest de ereprijs: Young Composers Meeting (Netherlands) Finalist 2015. She authored an article titled, ‘Absence (2013) by Rachel Devorah Trapp’ in Emergency Index Volume 3: 2013, New York: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014.
Press: - Dave Cantor, ‘Blood Moon examines the line between notes on page and improvisation on stage’ in The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Virginia). January 16, 2015. dailyprogress.com