Rebecca commenced piano lessons with her mother at age five and violin lessons at seven with Graham Wood OAM. She was accepted into the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music at 15 years as an early age student where she studied with Peter Exton.
Rebecca won numerous performance awards during her time at the WA Conservatorium and was Concertmaster of the orchestra on many occasions. She became a casual member of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in 1998 at the age of 17 and performed as a soloist with WASO on two occasions as part of the Young Artists Program.
In 1994 Rebecca successfully auditioned for the Australian Youth Music orchestral program and was the youngest applicant accepted Australia-wide. Between the years of 1994 and 2001 Rebecca was a member of many of the Australian Youth Orchestra programs often as a Concertmaster and she was selected as the first violinist for the elite chamber music programs which toured Australia and internationally.
In 2000 she performed for Queen Elizabeth II as a member of Ensemble Arcangelo.
In 2002 Rebecca moved to Melbourne to take up a two-year scholarship at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), one of only four violinists of a total of sixteen musicians selected Australia-wide for this elite program. In April 2002, she travelled to Brussels to take part in the International Festival ‘MUSICI ARTIS’ where she played the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra from Nizhny-Novogod.
In 2010, Rebecca undertook intensive violin tuition with Professor Oleh Krysa at the Eastman School of Music, New York with the assistance of a Churchill Fellowship. During her time in New York she played as Associate Concertmaster of the Brighton and Greece Symphony Orchestras. Towards the end of her stay she was asked to fill in at last minute for a graduate concert playing Brahms Piano Trio in the famous Kodak Eastman Theatre.
In 2013-2014, Rebecca travelled to Vancouver to take up a 6-month casual position with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. She was fortunate enough to be able to tour the East coast of the USA with them playing in some of the world’s greatest halls.
Rebecca is currently acting in the position of Principal First Violin and is Director of the WASO Education Chamber Orchestra. She is an active chamber music player and is a founding member the piano trio Chimera and the Pinnacle String Quartet.
Rebecca's hobbies include travelling and exploring new places with her husband and twin daughters, baking, and beach walks with friends.