Australian born percussionist Rebecca Lloyd-Jones is a diverse musician who is passionate about percussion performance, research and education. She has worked extensively with the Queensland, Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin Symphony Orchestra, The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and has served for two years in The Defence Force as a Member of the Royal Australian Navy Band.
Based in San Diego, Rebecca is a doctoral candidate at UCSD under the guidance of Professor Steve Schick. In Australia, Rebecca graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts completing her Honours Degree, under the tutelage of percussionist Peter Neville and is also an alumni of the Higher Degree Research Department at Queensland Conservatorium completing her Masters of Music Research Degree with Dr. Vanessa Tomlinson.
Rebecca has performed at several focus days for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and has attended the Roots and Rhizomes program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada. In 2017, Rebecca was an artistic producer for the Transplanted Roots percussion symposium held in Brisbane where she performed in several key concerts and presented her research paper Amid the Noise: A Percussionists Exploration of Creative Practice.