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At the age of sixteen, Rebecca won a vocal scholarship to the Junior Music Department at the Birmingham Conservatoire, where she studied under Paul Farrington whilst completing her schooling at Bedstone College, South Shropshire.
She continued her education with a degree in English and History of Art before taking up her place in Postgraduate Vocal Studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff in September 2000. She passed with distinction this July and currently studies with Timothy Rhys Evans.
Whilst in Cardiff, she has sung with the BBC National Chorus of Wales and she is currently a member of Serendipity Singers with whom she has recorded for BBC Radio 2, 3 & 4. Serendipity were also finalists in Cor Cymru 2003. She performs regularly throughout South Wales as a member of the female a capella group Vivace Singers, who were featured artists on BBC Songs of Praise in March 2003 and with whom she will be singing in Mexico City and Toulouse next Spring.
She has been an active member of the Welsh National Youth Opera, with whom she has performed the role of Mrs Trapes in Britten’s Beggar’s Opera. In October 2002 she performed the role of Mrs Lovett in Sondheim’s Sweeny Todd as part of the inaugural International Festival of Musical Theatre. She was also a finalist in the Dunvant Male Voice Choir Welsh Musical Theatre Singer of the Year this February in Swansea’s Grand Theatre, and a finalist at the International Eisteddfod, Llangollen this July. She recently performed for a charity event at Thorpe Park, Surrey hosted by the comedian Eric Sykes and chaired by Dame Vera Lynn.
Last updated 19 September 2003
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