Musical Director / Conductor


Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca is well-known on Teesside as a highly accomplished educator and musician. She studied both cello and piano at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester and studied piano with Richard McMahon at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She holds diplomas in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) and CME (Certificate of Music Education).

Rebecca enjoys a wide range of musical endeavours including accompanying, choir leading and delivering concerts and workshops in schools. She has headed up the learning and engagement programme at Middlesbrough Town Hall since 2012 and most recently has been appointed as Manager of MUSINC, a project working with young people facing challenging circumstances using music for positive personal and social change.

Rebecca set up the Tees Valley Shine Festival, which ran for the third year in 2019.

Rebecca took over as Musical Director of the Guisborough Choral Society on
6th September 2017.

Recent past Conductors




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