Join us for a pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00 pm, to be followed by a performance at 7:30pm. The festival discussions and concerts are free to the public, no ticket required.
About Rebekah Heller:
Rebekah Heller is a bassoon soloist, collaborative artist, educator and advocate for new music. As Co-Artistic Director and bassoonist of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Heller has premiered hundreds of new works. Her two solo albums, 100 names and METAFAGOTE, exclusively feature world-premiere recordings of pieces written for and with her by a diverse group of contemporary composers.
The fall of 2018 saw Heller’s debut as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic, playing the music of longtime collaborator Ashley Fure. She has also been a soloist with the Seattle Symphony the Nagoya Philharmonic, and the New World Symphony, and plays solo recitals all over the world.
Committed to fostering conversations around new ways music can be experienced and shared, Heller has been a featured panelist at the New York Philharmonic’s “Insights at the Atrium,” the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Miller Theater, Mannes School of Music, and the Abrons Arts Center. She has led workshops and given lectures and masterclasses at the Oberlin Conservatory, the Peabody Institute, Brown University, the Manhattan School of Music, the University of Michigan, Ensemble Connect, the New World Symphony, and many more. She lives in NYC.
Host Hotel – The Betsy South Beach, Betsy Writer’s Room
Made possible with the support of the City of Miami Beach, the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU, and The Betsy Hotel.
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