Visiting Instructor of Flute
Bachelor of Music, LSU; Master of Arts in Flute, Middle Tennessee State University
Rebecca Murphy is a long time performer and teacher. She received her Bachelors of Music degree in flute from Louisiana State University where she studied with Jeanne
Timm. Recently she returned to the academic arena and finished her Master of Arts Degree in Flute from Middle Tennessee State University, studying with Dr. Deanna Little. She currently is an adjunct professor at MTSU and has an extensive flute studio. She is also the co-founder and co-director of the Murfreesboro Flute Choir with Dr. Deanna Little. Ms. Murphy has had over 30 years of teaching experience and has performed with the Baton Rouge Symphony, the San Antonio Symphony, the Mid-Texas Symphony, and the Paducah Symphony. She served as principal flute with the San Antonio Wind Symphony for many years. She has participated in numerous master classes with world renowned artists such as Jean Pierre Rampal, Mary Stolper, Rhonda Larson, Nestor Torres, Sergio Pallotelli and Kate Lucas to name a few. In 2014 and 2015 she auditioned for and earned a position with the National Flute Convention’s Professional Flute Choir. Rebecca Murphy continues to seek new opportunities to advance the awareness and educational opportunities of music lessons for any age person.
Rebecca is also an accomplished equestrienne having won a world championship and several top ten awards in Western, English and Showmanship. She also enjoys hiking the trails of Tennessee, especially those that contain waterfalls.