Rachel Stott has composed for ensembles as diverse as sound sculptures, viol consorts, saxophone duos and massed violas. Her works have been performed at the London South Bank Centre, at UK festivals and abroad in Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Slovenia. Recent works include a music theatre piece for a singing recorder player, a sequence of settings of the 16th-century poet Thomas Campion, a musical response to the medical procedure of endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography, and a work of contemporary political satire Notes from a Viol Cabinet for the early music group Sonnerie.  Her String Quartet No.1, Quiet Earth, was commissioned for performance by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet at the 2002 Swaledale Festival.