Rebecca Plummer, one of Boston’s leading free-lance artists, began her musical training at an early age, showing exceptional musical talent at the age of 4. Having studied with teachers in England and Taiwan, she later received degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and Boston University. Ms. Plummer was the recipient of the Gina Bachauer Award in the International Bach Competition in Washington, D.C. and later awarded a fellowship to study at the Tanglewood Music Center, where she worked with pianists Gilbert Kalish and Peter Serkin.
Both a solo pianist and accompanist, she has displayed her versatility in Boston playing with many groups, including the Boston Ballet Orchestra, Alea III and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. Her many chamber music performances include concerts with the summer music festival, Music at Eden’s Edge and with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In addition, she is a leading synthesizer player playing in the pit orchestras of the touring Broadway shows that perform at the Wang Center, the Shubert Theater, the North Shore Music Theatre and the Colonial Theater.
Rebecca has served as a faculty member at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, in the vocal program, in Lenox, Massachusetts and at the Longy School of Music. She was also the Director of Educational Quartets at the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston and the Personnel Manager for the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. Currently, Rebecca is a resident accompanist at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell, on the faculty at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, the Manchester Community Music School in Manchester, New Hampshire and maintains a private studio in her home.