Rebecca Teeters is an emerging soprano said to be a “moving performer worth watching." A native of Oklahoma, Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2006 and after moving to Boston, received her Master’s in vocal pedagogy from the New England Conservatory of Music in 2008.
She received wonderful reviews for her portrayal of Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème and Micaëla in Carmen with the Boston Opera Collaborative and again for her solo work, in which was said, “We are fortunate to have the opportunity to have musicians of Teeters’ caliber among us...."
Most recently she performed the role of Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw with Opera Brittenica. Some of her other notable stage credits include Sister Rose (cover) in the New England Premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, First Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte , Forester's Wife/Owl in Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen, Quartet in Little Women, Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas , La Bergère in L'enfant et les sortileges, Semele and Fedra in L’Egisto, Gasperina in La Canterina, Terentia in the world premiere of The Beautiful Bridegroom by Dan Shore, Susannah in Susannah, Serpina in La Serva Padrona, Ludmilla in The Bartered Bride, Gertrude in Hansel and Gretel, Mamma Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana and various scene work from Le Nozze di Figaro, Dialogues of the Carmélites, The Consul, Die Fledermaus, Summer and Smoke, Alcina, La Rondine, Old Maid and the Thief, L'elisir D'amour, Cosi fan tutte , Don Giovanni, and HMS Pinafore.
She has performed in numerous master classes, concerts, and recitals in Boston and Oklahoma including master classes with renowned sopranos, Renée Fleming and Leona Mitchell. She has also been an active member of First Church in Boston’s professional ensemble since 2008.
In addition to performing, Rebecca is passionate about music education and arts administration. She is currently on faculty with the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at New England Conservatory. She has previously taught at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, as well as teaching private voice in the Boston area. Rebecca has worked with various individuals, ensembles, organizations, and schools on career planning and given master classes on arts leadership, grant writing, and stage make-up.
Rebecca is the Senior Associate Dean of Students at New England Conservatory and has been working in NEC’s Office of Student Services since 2009. She was a member of Boston Opera Collaborative from 2009-2013 and served as the Executive Director from 2011-2013.