is well-known on Teesside as a highly accomplished educator and
musician. She became Musical Director of the Guisborough Choral
Society September of last year and conducted the choir's successful
performance of Messiah in December.
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).
teaches, accompanies, leads choirs and conducts concerts and workshops
in schools. She particularly enjoys the work she does with national
Opera, as well as her work with musinc,
a Teesside based project leading workshops with young people in
set up the Shine
Festival in 2017 and looks forward to a successful third year
in 2019. She spends most of her time working as Engagement Officer
at the newly renovated Middlesbrough Town Hall, which is now a major
arts and music venue in the North East, funded by Arts Council England.
Rebecca heads up the Classical Cafe Concert Series, the Family Orchestra
project, schools projects, weekly programmes of music activities
and classes, and large scale music events which focus on engaging
the community in music making.