Rebekah Reid

Rebekah Reid

Rebekah Reid is a vibrant and versatile violinist, composer, producer and look pedal artist specialising in classical and jazz repertoire, improvisation and composition. Combining classical string techniques with electronics, Reid crafts unique sound worlds creating a tonal narrative that captures a listener’s imagination.

Rebekah has taken her solo live loop pedal set across the UK, with performances at the Portico Library in Manchester supporting Matana Roberts and Kelly Jayne Jones, Manchester Art Gallery for Sofar Sounds, and the Royal Albert Hall – the Elgar Room in March 2019 November 2021. Rebekah has appeared on NTS, Worldwide FM and her solo compositions have had radio plays on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4.

Alongside solo performing, Rebekah tours extensively with orchestras, chamber groups and jazz ensembles across the UK and internationally. She’s performed on the BBC Proms with the Chineke! Orchestra, played on recordings for DJ Spoony, NAO and Emma-Jean Thackeray, performed at the Mercury Awards 2021 with Celeste and also appeared in music videos for Celeste featured on Netflix and Apple Music.

Rebekah also leads and manages Täpp – a loop pedal music collective featuring collaborations with musicians from London and Manchester. The ensemble released their debut album ‘I like what I do // I do what I like’ in June 2021 and have appeared on Worldwide FM, BBC Introducing, BBC 1Xtra, BBC Radio 3 and BBC 6 Music.

Rebekah plays a Johann Karl Klotz violin from 1786, Germany, kindly on loan from the Harrison-Frank Family Foundation.