Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Rebecca Helm began her study of piano and violin at the early age of two. She obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory in both piano performance and vocal accompanying and began her Masters degree on a full scholarship in accompanying at the University of Miami. While in Miami, she was on faculty at the New World School of the Arts as staff vocal accompanist/coach. She also has played the violin since the age of 5 1/2.
She has been in attendance at the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and the Oberlin in Italy program in addition to receiving various awards at competitions including the Kingsville International Competition, New York Piano Competition,and the Oberlin International Piano Competition and is currently a member of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) and MA Music Teacher Association (MMTA). Rebecca served on faculty at the Yamaha Music School of Boston as a Yamaha Music Education System Specialist and Education Supervisor for 9 years and is currently focusing on Go Go Allegro which she founded in 2007.
Birthday: July 1
Born/Grew up: Louisville, Kentucky
Musical/Educational Background: First piano lesson at the age of 2 1/2-years-old, Oberlin College-Conservatory of Music, University of Miami, Florida
The Best Part of Running Go Go Allegro: Helping to expose students to different types of teachers, music, and instruments.
Favorite Music to Listen to: Classical, Pop, Latin
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family and 4 teacup shih tzus, Simba, Nala, Mosi & Zuri, traveling
Something most people don’t know about you: I broke my wrist a week after graduating from college and Danny DeVito signed the bright pink cast!