Festival International et Académie

Rebecca Taylor

Musician, Piano

Rebecca Taylor studied music at Oxford University and the RAM, London and is increasingly in demand both as an accompanist and repetiteur. She has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 & 4, made CD recordings and performed in venues including Westminster Abbey, St Martin in the Fields, the Barbican and St Marks’ Venice.

Rebecca was a member of the prestigious Academy Song Circle. She continued her training as a Junior Fellow Trainee Repetiteur and gained a place on the Solti Peretti Repetiteurs’ Masterclass Course. Rebecca won the Maureen Lehane Accompanist Prize at Wigmore Hall and in 2015, she accompanied the Welsh candidate in the Song Prize Competition of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

As a repetiteur, Rebecca has worked on a range of operas including a new work by Laura Bowler at the Royal Opera House. She is accompanist of the Leeds Festival Chorus, Assistant Conductor and Pianist with Twickenham Choral Society and joint Accompanist and Assistant Conductor of the acclaimed English Chamber Choir.

After several years as principal accompanist and Choir director for Musique Cordiale in Britain and France, Rebecca is now has the coveted role as assistant Head of Music at Rugby School.



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