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Rebecca Jeffreys

Rebecca Jeffreys, flutist, is based near Boston, Massachusetts. She holds a B.M. degree and Performance Certificate from the Crane School of Music and 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 St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.HThis October she released her second solo album titled "Poems and Dreams" featuring 5 new works for flute and piano. Alexander Timofeev on the piano. Composers include Adrienne Albert, Francis Kayali, Kevin W. Walker, Russell Nadel and Jeffrey Hoover. Works from this album have been performed at St. Anselm College (NH), Glassboro University (NJ) with an upcoming concert at the University of Baltimore (MD).

Early in her career Rebecca was a winner of the Crane School of Music Concerto Competition, a two time winner of the Crane School of Music Contemporary Music Competition and the Bayview Music Festival Concerto Competition. She was also a 2 time concerto soloist with the Catholic University Chamber Winds and one time with the Symphony Orchestra. As a founding director and member of the nationally recognized Woodbridge (VA) Flute Choir, Rebecca gave 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. Her solo career has included a concerto performance in a private audience to Pope John Paul II in Rome, Italy and 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 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 lead a flute choir reading session. Rebecca's debut album, "Tonescapes"continues to receive positive attention nationally and internationally. She returned to the Woodbridge Flute choir as guest performer to celebrate the choir's ten and 20 year anniversaries. For the 20th anniversary, Rebecca premiered "Concertino" for soloist and flute choir written by Francis Kayali.

Rebecca and Molly Lozeau have premiered 2 new works Jeffrey Hoover:  "Golden"  and "Romantic Sonata- Poems of Light", which can be heard on the newest album, Poems and Dreams. Additionally, Rebecca debuted the work "Intermezzo" by Francis Kayali which was selected to be part of the Portland Conservatory Back Cove Music Festival and The Society of Composers, Orono, Maine. In August 2015, Rebecca was a performing member of the Woodbridge Flute Choir which played at the National Flute Convention in Washington, DC. In their program they premiered Balkan Dances by Russell Nadel, with Emma Resmini as soloist. Her most current project involves collaborating with guitarist, Mike Loce (Mike and Becs), to write and perform music inspired by folk, ethnic and rock styles. Rebecca performs on a 2013 Haynes handmade silver flute and a Nagahara 10K Gold flute. Visit her youtube channel.

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