Rachel Lee Priday (born March 18, 1988 in Chicago) is a Korean-American violinist.
Priday has performed with major orchestras worldwide, including the Chicago, Seattle, Houston, Saint Louis, and National Symphonies, the Staatskapelle Berlin, the Seoul Philharmonic, the KBS Symphony, and the Boston Pops. At nine years of age she performed at the United Nations' 50th Anniversary celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Priday performed at the 2000 Grammy awards.
Priday started playing violin at age four. Her father was not a musician, and her mother played piano.
Beginning in 1996, Priday studied with Dorothy DeLay and later Itzhak Perlman at the Juilliard School Pre-college Division. She attended a dual degree program with Harvard University and New England Conservatory, graduating with a B.A. in English from Harvard in 2010, and a M.M. degree studying with Miriam Fried at NEC in 2011.