Dr. Rebecca Coberly, soprano, is Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Texas - Pan American. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from Texas Tech University, a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Rice University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Northwestern University. Prior to her appointment at UTPA, Dr. Coberly served as a graduate teaching assistant at Texas Tech, teaching applied voice, diction, and assisting with stage productions. She has also served as Adjunct Instructor at Alvin Community College and taught private voice in several independent school districts in the greater Houston area. She is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the College Music Society.
Dr. Coberly is a versatile performer of recital, operatic and oratorio performances. She was winner of the 2008-2009 Texas Tech University Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. Recent stage performances include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Baby Doe in The Ballad of Baby Doe, Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Mrs. Darling in Peter Pan (Bernstein), and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music. She has also performed roles in Suor Angelica, Hansel and Gretel, A Little Night Music, Into the Woods, and performed as a member of the Houston Grand Opera Chorus for six seasons. Solo concert performances include Rutterís Requiem, Karl Jenkinsí The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Mozartís Requiem, J. S. Bachís Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen, and Saint SaŽnsí Oratorio de NoŽl. Dr. Coberly has attended programs at the Aspen Music Festival and School and at the American Institute of Music in Graz.