Meet Rachel Scofield
Rachel presents Cornwall Connected on Sunday afternoons, celebrating links between Cornwall and the rest of the world. All the music on the show has a Cornish connection. Join Rachel from 2 to 5pm on Sundays on BBC Radio Cornwall.
Cornwall Connected shines a light on Cornishness wherever in the world it is. It may be a Cornishman working as a judge in the Falklands or an Australian travelling thousands of miles to celebrate her birthday at the Daphne DuMaurier Festival in Fowey.
Equally, it can be someone who's come to live in Cornwall from elsewhere, bringing a new perspective. Fresh ingredients are being added to Cornwall's culture all the time!
Cornish Associations in Australia, the USA, Canada have strong links with the programme.
All the music on the show has a Cornish Connection. It may be folk, brass bands, jazz, pop or traditional choirs. It may be made in Cornwall or on the other side of the world. But it will have some claim to Cornishness - through the subject matter, the performer or the writer - or all three!
Rachel herself is no stranger to performing, often taking part in BBC Radio Cornwall live shows on violin or singing. She is keen to hear from musicians who would like to be featured on the show. If that's you, get in touch by e-mailing Rachel at address below.
Besides music, Rachel is passionate about the therapeutic power of sound and has recently qualified as a sound healer. This mainly involves using her voice, but she is always eager to try getting a sound out of any instrument! Truro has been her home for most of her life.
During the rugby season, Cornwall Connected often covers matches by the Cornish Pirates. BBC Radio Cornwall broadcasts live commentary of every game the Pirates play, whether home or away.
E-mail Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to Cornwall Connected each Sunday afternoon 2-5pm.
last updated: 07/09/2009 at 17:19