Rachael Gibson was born on the Wirral and is currently studying Music/Popular Music at the University of Liverpool, graduating in July 2017. She was exposed to artists such as Pink Floyd and Peter Gabriel from a young age and started playing guitar and violin at 10 years old. Rachael likes to explore the different sound worlds made possible through the use of technology as well as through the use of different chamber ensembles and instruments. Rachael has written music for various short films and for companies such as Claire House Children’s Hospice and Twisted Showcase Productions. She has recently had her piece Catalyst performed by the Pixels Ensemble as part of the Rodewald Award for Young Composers.