Welcome to the website of Rachel Hayward. In an eclectic musical career spanning over four decades she is equally at home at Carnival or in the concert hall; follow the links to her biography, view photos and contact her to book an unforgettable musical experience.


On 26th May Disney’s remake of THE LITTLE MERMAID hits big screens worldwide!

As one of the key steel pan players on the soundtrack Rachel can be heard alongside Daveed Diggs (Sebastian the Crab) on the iconic songs UNDER THE SEA and KISS THE GIRL, as well as in new instrumental compositions by Lin Manuel Miranda. She would be delighted to bring the mellifluous sounds of the Caribbean reefs and atolls to your party, barbeque, reception,cocktail hour or events large or small.

RED HEAD: more info here!

Read about Rachel’s involvement with Music For Youth

Ray Holman’s ‘Carnival is for Woman’ (featured on Priestess of Pan).

Listen to Priestess of Pan on Spotify or buy the full version (including two exclusive tracks) here , or check out Rachel’s Youtube channel featuring many of her performances over the years here.