Rebecca Jeffreys

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Education

M.M. Catholic University
B.M. Crane School of Music

  • Biography

    Based near Boston, MA, Rebecca Jeffreys holds a Bachelor of Music degree and Performance Certificate from the Crane School of Music, as well as a Master's Degree in performance from Catholic University. Currently, she is an active flute teacher at her Pepperell, MA studio and adjunct professor of flute at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH.

    Ms. Jeffreys has achieved numerous award wins, including winning the Crane School of Music Concerto Competition, as well as being a two time winner of the Crane School of Music Contemporary Music Competition and also the Bayview Music Festival Concerto Competition. She has also performed as a concerto soloist with the Catholic University Chamber Winds and Symphony Orchestra and Old Bridge Orchestra (Woodbridge, VA), Woodbridge Flute Choir, and the Selingsgrove Concert Band.

    Rebecca Jeffreys is a Founding Director and member of the nationally recognized Woodbridge (VA) Flute Choir, and has given concerto performances at the Kennedy Center and White House. Under Rebecca's direction, the Woodbridge Flute Choir commissioned numerous original works for flute choir, and produced two CDs.

    Ms. Jeffreys’ solo career has included a special Concerto performance in a private audience to Pope John Paul II in Rome, and numerous guest concerto performances with various orchestras and wind ensembles. She is a former member of the Jeffreys and Miller Latin Flute and Guitar Duo which made two East Coast tours. Additional concerts have included solo and ensemble performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Phillips Collection, and other prestigious East Coast locations. In 2000 she played in the NFA Professional Flute Choir at the National Flute Convention in Columbus, Ohio. Rebecca was the 2000-2002 President for the Washington Flute Society and the local arrangements chair for the 2002 National Flute Convention in Washington, DC. She performed Baikal Journey by Catherine McMichael at the 2002 Convention and led a flute choir reading session. She returned to the Woodbridge Flute choir as guest performer to celebrate the choir's 10 and 20 year Anniversaries, premiering Francis Kayali’s "Concertino" for soloist and flute choir for the 20th Anniversary. In August 2015, Rebecca was a performing member of the Woodbridge Flute Choir, performing at the National Flute Convention in Washington, DC.

    Rebecca Jeffreys, has premiered new works by Jeffrey Hoover:  “Golden," “Three Promises,” and "Romantic Sonata- Poems of Light", which can be heard on her 2016 album, Poems and Dreams. Additionally, Rebecca also debuted three works by works by Francis Kayali which were selected to be part of the Portland Conservatory Back Cove Music Festival and The Society of Composers, Orono, Maine. She has given additional premieres for Marianna Filippi, Adrienne Albert, Alexander Timofeev, Peter Kutt and Peter Machajdik among others.

    Rebecca Jeffreys debut album, "Tonescapes" (2002) features music for solo flute, as well as multiple flutes with piano. Her latest recording, “Poems and Dreams” (2016) features music for flute and piano and consists entirely of World Premiere recordings, with works by Adrienne Albert, Francis Kayali, Kevin W. Walker, Russell Nadel and Jeffrey Hoover. Her latest release, “Friends in Common Time” (2018), features music for flute & piano by Kayali, Brevik, Albert, Machajdik, Timofeev, Kutt, Walker & Caplet, including a number of World Premiere recordings. Her albums are being played on numerous stations throughout Canada, the USA, South and Central America, New Zealand, South Africa and Germany.

    She is also a Pandora artist. www.rebeccajeffreys.com/