Rachel Hayward hailed as "Europe's Top Pan Woman" due to her unique achievements as a pan - player. For thirteen years Rachel Hayward has been delighting audiences throughout Britain and Europe with her eclectic mix of calypso, soca, pop, ska, jazz, reggae, MOR and popular classics. She performs extensively at a wide variety of corporate, civil and private functions, parties, balls, and recitals, and has many repeat bookings with such diverse clients as Debenhams, Euro tunnel, the British Army and Navy, Oakwood Theme Park (Wales) and Wyevales Garden Centres. Recent engagements include Mosimann's and the London Boat Show. She is a published author and her arrangements for steelpans are available from Panyard Inc, Ohio, and Piper Publications; she runs her own music publishing company Steel-works. Her steel bands in Britain and Trinidad regularly win awards in both national and regional competitions, and perform at such prestigious venues as the Royal Albert Hall, and The Royal Festival Hall, London, England. She has run projects for TAPS (Traditional Arts Projects) and Steel bands North, and advised the Society for the Promotion of New Music, Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music, and the Guildhall School of Music on their steel pan projects and was guest pan tutor at the Royal College of Music.