About Rebecca

Rebecca Quigley lives in Cortlandt Manor, New York, and established her private studio in 2001.  Rebecca has performed with Collegium Westchester, Taconic Opera, the Conductor’s Institute at Bard College, The Riverside Orchestra, Croton Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, Cortlandt Chamber Orchestra, taught at the Skidmore Summer Flute Institute, and has served on the Executive Board of Orchestra 914 (formerly The Chappaqua Orchestra) since 2019. In addition to her private studio, Rebecca is also on the faculty of the Music Conservatory of Westchester (since 2021) and the Bennett Conservatory of Music (since 2022).  Rebecca is a NYSSMA adjudicator, and her NY State Department of Education Teaching Certificate is pending.  She is a founding member of Northern Westchester Flutes, Senasqua Winds, and Tapestry Chamber Music Ensemble. Rebecca has studied the shakuhachi, or Japanese bamboo flute, under the instruction of Chappaqua native Ralph Samuelson. Rebecca was an Adjunct Instructor of Music at Concordia College from 2015 until their closure in 2020.  She served as the Webmaster and Corporate Sponsor Liaison for seven years at the New York Flute Club, and was a member of the editorial advisory board for The Flutist Quarterly for four years, the publication of the National Flute Association. Rebecca is the author of Planning the Music for Your Wedding, published by Cherry Lane Music. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College, with a major in Music, and received her Masters in Music from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her primary teachers include Frances Drinker, Alexander Murray, and Jan Vinci.