Australian-born percussionist Rebecca Lloyd-Jones is a multiform musician, passionate about performance, research, and education.
Having performed professionally across Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania, Rebecca has presented as a soloist at several focus days for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and attended the Roots and Rhizomes program held at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada.
Active across many genres, Rebecca has performed on the Walt Disney Concert Hall stage in conjunction with the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Noon to Midnight marathon new-music festival, at the BBC Proms, Concertgebouw Concert Hall, and The National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing,with the Australian Youth Orchestra.
Rebecca has participated in the soundSCAPE composition and performance exchange (Italy) and was a guest artist at the VI Semana Internacional de Improvisación and tutor at the Festival de Música Nueva 2019, Ensenada, Baja California (Mexico).
Rebecca is an early career creative development grant recipient from the American Australian Arts Fund and is currently working on a research project that examines the percussion works of Lucia Dlugoszewski, Eleanor Hovda, and Maryanne Amacher. Rebecca presented her research at the Transplanted Roots Research Symposium, 2017-2019, and was the artistic producer of the 2022 edition held in San Diego (USA).
Rebecca graduated from the Victorian College of Arts with the Desma Woolcock award for academic excellence, received a Master of Music Research from the Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium, and is a Doctoral candidate at the University of California San Diego with Distinguished Professor Steven Schick and ensemble red fish blue fish.
Rebecca currently holds the position of Lecturer and Coordinator of Percussion at Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University.