Mrs. Rebecca Bell Echols
Lyric Soprano, Rebecca Bell Echols, is a versatile singer whose repertoire ranges from early music to atonal 20th century works. Rebecca holds a B.M. in vocal performance from Stetson University with a minor in piano, a M.M. in vocal performance from the Shenandoah Conservatory, a G.P.D. in vocal performance from the Peabody Conservatory, and is finishing her D.M.A. in vocal pedagogy from the University of Maryland. Rebecca has served as the coordinator of the voice department at Carroll Community College, where she taught Musicianship and Sight Singing for 6 years, directed the Vocal Jazz Choir, and held a full voice studio. She has also taught as adjunct faculty at the Shenandoah Conservatory, and held one of three TA assistantships while at the University of Maryland, where she taught Beginning and Intermediate Class Voice, Vocal Pedagogy and Italian Diction.
Some of Rebecca's performance credits include Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Michaela in Carmen, Blodwen in Blodwen, and Lisette in La Rondine. Scene credits include Susannah in Susannah, Mimi in La Bohème, Suor Angelica in Suor Angelica, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte and La Ciesca from Gianni Schicci.