TitlesAssistant Professor of Vocal Pedagogy
Rebecca Teeters joined the Conservatory in 2017 and teaches the History of Vocal Pedagogy.
Teeters is an educator, administrator, and active performer in the Greater Boston area. She has taught privately in Boston as well as in her home state of Oklahoma, including students of all ages and levels. She has taught high school choir and middle school music in Oklahoma, and Voice for Non-Majors at the New England Conservatory.
An in-demand clinician and lecturer, Teeters has given master classes and lectures on many entrepreneurial topics including leadership, grant writing, running a non-profit, planning life after college, project budgeting, and DIY professional marketing. She regularly serves on the granting board for the New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department.
Teeters earned an M.M. in vocal pedagogy from the New England Conservatory and a B.M.E. in vocal music from the University of Central Oklahoma. She served as the executive director for Boston Opera Collaborative for two and a half years and was a performing member of the company for five years. She has also been a member of the First Church in Boston’s professional ensemble since 2008. An active performer in the Greater Boston area, some of her most notable roles are Mimì in La bohème, Sister Rose in Dead Man Walking, Micaëla in Carmen, Susannah in Susannah, Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw, La Bergère in L'enfant et les sortileges, Semele and Fedra in L’Egisto, Terentia in the world premiere of The Beautiful Bridegroom by Dan Shore, Serpina in La serva padrona, Ludmilla in The Bartered Bride, and Gertrude in Hansel and Gretel.
Teeters is also a member of the faculty and staff at the New England Conservatory, teaching the Entrepreneurial Musician course and serving as the associate dean of students and academic and international student advisor.