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Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky
Habanera by Ravel
Sonata by Debussy
Czardas by Monti
Rebecca Simpson is a classically trained harpist living and performing in the Philadelphia area.
She earned a Master of Music from the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University
and a Bachelor of Music from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. She graduated
magna cum laude from Vanderbilt and was inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor
Society her junior year, signifying she was in the top 5% of her class.
Internationally, Rebecca has performed in Italy, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Korea, and
China. Closer to home, Rebecca has performed with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, the
National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, Symphony in C, Wilmington Ballet Company, Bay
Atlantic Symphony, Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony, Warminster Symphony Orchestra,
the Pennsylvania Orchestra, the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, and other local orchestras.
Rebecca particularly enjoys orchestral playing and collaborative chamber ensembles. Her love of
playing for operas and musicals began when she spent a summer in Florence, Italy, studying the
art of accompanying opera singers with members of the Metropolitan Opera. During this
program, she won two of the three awards open to harpists. Rebecca also spent two seasons as
Principal Harp with the Ohio Light Opera in Wooster, OH. In 2010, Rebecca released a self-
titled solo album.
Faith Wasson is an international performing artist, having performed throughout Europe and North America as an orchestral, chamber musician, and soloist. She is currently the piccolo/3rd flutist with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra. She also manages her own monthly chamber music series entitled, Flute with Faith & Friends, featuring an array of diverse repertoire and instrumentation. She teaches flute, piccolo and chamber music online and at her home in Glenside, PA. www.flutewithfaith.com
Date & Time
Fri, Dec 1, 2023 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM