Australian born percussionist Rebecca Lloyd-Jones, is a multiform musician, passionate about performance, research and education. In Australia, she has worked extensively with the Queensland, Melbourne and Darwin Symphony Orchestra’s, The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and served as a full-time musician in The Australian Defence Force.
Rebecca has performed at several focus days for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, attended the Roots and Rhizomes program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada, and also presented research papers at the 2017 and 2019 Transplanted Roots Research Symposium. In 2019, Rebecca was a guest artist at the VI Semana Internacional de Improvisación, and was a guest tutor at the Festival de Música Nueva 2019, held in Ensenada, Baja California.
Dedicated to collaboration, Rebecca has given the Australian premieres of music by Kate Neal, Anthony Pateras, Lisa Cheney and Erik Griswold, along with undertaking a personal long term commissioning project entitled Feminine Virtuosities.
Rebecca graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts completing her Honours Degree, under the tutelage of percussionist Peter Neville and is an alumnus of the Higher Degree Research Department at Queensland Conservatorium, completing her Masters of Music Research Degree with Dr. Vanessa Tomlinson.
Currently based in San Diego, Rebecca is a doctoral candidate at UCSD under the guidance of Distinguished Professor Steven Schick and a member of ensemble red fish blue fish