Music Career & Influences
Rebecca has been a featured producer, pianist and composer on multiple labels that have reached #1 Billboard in the Classical Crossover category along with over 15 Million views on Youtube. Her passion for sharing excellent artistry and promoting her colleagues has opened relations with composers where she has been asked to record and premiere their works.
"Empowering others through
harmony and positive energy."
A highly respected coach in the world today, preparing the most prominent international artists for their performances, Rebecca enjoys bringing out the best in each individual talent to make them shine.
In past seasons, Rebecca has been a conductor, assistant, principal coach and pianist for some of the most respected music companies. A few of these prestigious companies are the Metropolitan Opera Counsel Competition and Main Stage Auditions, The Dallas Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Palm Beach Opera, Utah Opera & Symphony, Ballet West, The Curtis Institute of Music, Opera Delaware, Utah Opera Festival, Utah Lyric Opera, and Opera Idaho where she has been given the responsibility to organize and program production, ensure musical preparation, manage young artist programs, conduct, present seminars, and consult in organizational matters related to running a business.
"...#1 Billboard in the Classical Crossover category along with over 15 Million views on Youtube. "
Within the music industry, previous summers have included fellowships with Music Academy of the West along with staff, assistant conductor and music director positions at Deer Valley Festival, Manhattan Voice Festival, Opera NEO, Utah Opera Festival, Utah Vocal Arts Academy and International Vocal Arts Institute - Puerto Rico and Israel.
Rebecca has had the privilege to work with great conductors such as Ricardo Muti, Emmanuel Villuame, Carlo Montanaro, Nicole Paiement, David Gilbert, George Manahan, Robert Tweten, Will Crutchfield, Roberto Paternostro, and Tony Award winner, Stuart Malina.
As a producer, music director and collaborative pianist, she has performed with musicians from the nation’s top orchestras, including Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Nashville Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony and many of today’s opera stars.
Rebecca had the distinct honor to perform for Prince Charles of England and was sought after to open the show for renowned broadway singer, Bernadette Peters. She has also been privileged to perform for Ambassadors from Brazil, Nepal, India, China, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Syria, and Suriname.
Rebecca has been a guest artist with the Utah Wind Symphony, Utah Valley Symphony and the Lyceum Philharmonic. Performing in numerous venues throughout the country such as the Kennedy Center, Ravinia Festival, Constitution Hall, British & Italian Embassies in Washington D.C, the Mondavi Performing Arts Center, Orange County Pavilion, Winspear Opera House, Eccles Theater, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Numerous Leading Arenas, Mar-a-Lago and multiple return performances at the Vanderbilt Mansion.
Rebecca has had the distinct privilege of working with some of the great artists including Marilyn Horne, Renata Scotto, Denyce Graves, Sherrill Milnes, Patricia McCaffrey, Ben Heppner, and Ramón Vargas. Her appearances as a solo and collaborative pianist on broadcast has included Classical NPR, Classical 89, Spanish International Broadcast, BYURadio and numerous concerts in Brazil, Colombia, Italy, Puerto Rico, Israel and across the United States.
With many passions, Rebecca enjoys her time with young artists and institutions to teach, inspire and motivate for many generations of musicians to come. She has given seminars and masterclasses at Young Artist programs and Universities around the country including Illinois, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Iowa, Utah, California, Michigan, Texas, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, New York and Washington D.C.