Chapman, Rebecca
Title:
Adjunct Instructor
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Rebecca Chapman is the primary flute instructor at Utah Valley University.  A frequent studio artist, she has recorded flute tracks for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Newsies, Oliver!, and many others.

Chapman is the national prize-winner of the 2014 Estelle Campbell Award for the NSAL Competition.  She is also the recipient of the Judges Commendation Award for the Classics Alive Young Artists Competition.  She is currently under management as a soloist for Classics Alive Artists, and has performed in France, Japan, Germany, and across the United States.   This summer, Chapman will teach in Bavaria, Germany, as the flute faculty member for the Interharmony International Music Festival.

An avid chamber musician, she is the flutist for the Alpine Chamber Winds. A founding member of Emissary Quartet, Chapman has performed with EQ at Fischoff, the National Flute Association Convention, and in Boston, NYC, Pittsburgh, Iowa, and Utah residencies. 

Chapman received her BM from Carnegie Mellon University studying with Jeanne Baxtresser (former Principal Flutist of the New York Philharmonic), and her MM from The University of Texas at Austin, under the tutelage of Marianne Gedigian (former Acting Principal Flutist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra).  Additional teachers include Alberto Almarza, Cynthia Man, and Carol Wincenc. 

Chapman is a passionate teacher.  Her students have won numerous first prizes in local and regional competitions and have received generous music performance scholarships.  Music Majors studying flute at Utah Valley University can expect to receive instruction and guidance on flute performing, teaching, and essential music business skills. 

“A flutist of great beauty, elegance and virtuosity. She reaches her audience through her great love of music and her innate ability to communicate that passion from the stage.”

 Jeanne Baxtresser Former Principal Flutist, New York Philharmonic