Artist • Composer • Lyricist • Publisher • Recording Artist
Rebecca is a vocalist, pianist and composer of sacred and secular music. She earned a voice performance degree from Ithaca College, and sang in operas, musicals and concerts, primarily in NY state. Highlights include her title role in the world premier of “Rosalinda” in Miami, as well as her role as Wendy in Leonard Bernstein’s concert adaptation of “Peter Pan” in NYC, work-shopped by the Leonard Bernstein Publishing Company. Rebecca has had the honor of performing at The White House with the Dickens Victorian Carolers, a professional a cappella ensemble she worked with for several years.
Rebecca has sung as a soloist for various religious services across the United States. In her twenties she began composing songs, based on her life in NYC. Some of these songs are featured on her EP, Chasing Light, found on watchfiremusic.com and iTunes.
Rebecca’s interest expanded to writing inspirational/sacred songs, and these sacred solos for voice and piano are published on watchfiremusic.com. Most of those songs have been featured during interactive lectures with speakers Ginny Luedeman, Chet Manchester and Maryl Walter. Several have been featured on The Weekly Musician podcast.
Rebecca was Co-Soloist at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, (The “Mother Church”) in Boston, Massachusetts for 7 years. During these services, which were streamed live to a global audience, she offered various styles of sacred music, including her original compositions, for which she accompanied herself on the piano.
Rebecca remains an active church musician, and teaches voice and piano lessons to students locally and virtually. Most recently, Rebecca has been engaged by preserveamericasmusic.org as a performer of the repertoire of the Great American Songbook.
Audience and Press Reviews
LOVED your song, “Spinnin’ My Wheels’... You’ve got a great hook there! And it is wonderful to hear commercial pop music sung by someone who can really sing!!!! I expect this to go places!
Rebecca possesses heart as well as skill. Her pieces display the brilliance of her musical line, and the inspired accompaniment augmenting her lilting vocal!
You are an amazing lyricist-composer-soloist-Keyboard player, Rebecca! Thank you. What a blessing. Your song yesterday was also so uplifting - weaving the Bible stories into the contemporary tone like that. So immediate. So touching. Thank you.
Beautiful solos, beautiful messages, beautiful voice.
I was totally engrossed in her story telling lyric, beguiled by a seemingly simple but catchy melody and as the song ended found myself choked up by the powerful message it conveyed.