Event Director/Collaborative Pianist Chair
Rebecca Wilt is a world-renowned collaborative pianist and coach, as well as the Event Director for the National Trumpet Competition. Rebecca has performed in collaboration with some of the world’s greatest soloists; members of the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the National Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In addition, she has worked with vocalists performing with the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Covent Garden. She can be heard on recordings with Trumpeters Huw Morgan, Jose Sibaja, and Tom Hooten, as well as tubist, Alan Baer. In demand as a clinician, Rebecca frequently gives workshops and master classes, as well as coaching residencies at universities and colleges all over the country on topics involving vocal coaching, instrumental chamber music, rehearsing with a pianist, recording, and the competition road.
Rebecca’s newly developed series titled “It’s About the Music: Human Expression vs. Human Perfection,” is garnering world-wide attention in the post-pandemic music society. Ms. Wilt has been on the summer faculty for the Center for Advanced Musical Studies (Chosen Vale), the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria, the Interharmony International Music Festival in Italy, as well as appearing as guest artist at various festivals all over the world.