Rebecca is an active and passionate music educator, conductor and performer, holding Bachelor of Music/Education and Master of Music Studies degrees from the University of Queensland and an Australian Kodály Certificate. Specializing in early childhood and primary music education for 13 years, she taught and conducted students from 15 months to 13 years of age for Brisbane Catholic Education and Ormiston College. She has been inspiring the Middle School boys in Years 5-8 (‘mini-men’) and conducting two enthusiastic treble voice choirs at Brisbane Grammar School since 2017. Rebecca regularly presents at local, national and international conferences and her teaching was featured as part of the KMEIA Open Classrooms series and recognized in the NEiTA National Inspirational Teaching Awards.
Rebecca has been a member of the Australian National Choral Association Qld/NT committee since 2015 and has engaged with several school and community choirs, including 3 years conducting the Birralee Piccolos and Kids ensembles. She has conducted, performed and toured nationally and internationally with Voices of Birralee, the Queensland Kodály Choir and Brisbane Grammar School. She is a founding member of Fusion Vocal Ensemble that was invited to perform at the World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul, South Korea (2014), and ChoralFest in Melbourne (2015) and Brisbane (2017). Her recording credits include violin and vocals for the BCE Music Fire project and 7 Andrew Chinn CDs, which are used extensively in Catholic schools around Australia and overseas. Rebecca is committed to providing every student with an opportunity to grow in confidence while making music together in an engaging and enjoyable environment.