Rachel Stott has composed for diverse ensembles ranging from viol consorts to massed saxophone ensembles. Her works have been performed at the Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, St Martin-in-the-Fields, at UK festivals and abroad in France, Spain, Slovenia and the USA. In 2001 she wrote a series entitled Harmony and Invention for BBC Radio 3. During 2003 she was Composer-in-residence at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, which led to several works inspired by the hospital environment. The following year she completed a two act opera for children, The Cuckoo Tree. Chamber works include two string quartets, for the Fitzwilliam and Dante String Quartets, a chamber oratorio on the life of William Blake and a music theatre piece for clarinettist/actress Neyire Ashworth.