Rachel Bradford is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with proficiency in voice, guitar, piano, violin, cello and ukulele. A San Diego native, she studied voice under vocal coach Ken Stacey and at Artistmax under Ken Caillat, and currently attends Grossmont College as a voice major under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed. Rachel teaches group piano, guitar, ukulele and vocal fundamentals at Staump, and brings her talent, dedication and real-world performing experience into the classroom with trademark passion and enthusiasm. Her love for music is exemplified by her ability to share her own original compositions as much as it is by teaching others to play their favorite songs. She has performed for audiences all over Southern California at venues that include the Whiskey-a-Go-Go, Lestat’s West, the Santee Summer Concert Series and the NAMM show 2016. She is an ASCAP recognized songwriter as well as a Grammy U member, and released her debut EP “Somehow” in 2013. Having launched her own career under the tutelage of Tim Staump, Rachel is singularly qualified to guide and mentor students through the school, epitomizing the Staump values of quality, dedication and musical excellence in every possible way.