Rebecca Wilt has received national and international recognition as a virtuoso collaborative pianist and coach. Rebecca has performed in collaboration with some of the world’s greatest soloists; members of the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the National Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In addition she has worked with vocalists performing with the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Covent Garden. In demand as a clinician, Rebecca frequently gives workshops and master classes at universities and colleges all over the country on topics involving vocal coaching, instrumental chamber music, rehearsing with a pianist, and the competition road. Currently on the faculty at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, she is also on the summer faculty for the Center for Advanced Musical Studies in Enfield, New Hampshire, the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria, as well as appearing as guest artist at various festivals all over the world.
Caryl Worthington Conger
Pianist, Caryl Worthington Conger, continues her passion for musical collaboration performing with artists throughout the U. S. and abroad. Although she is an active collaborator with all instruments, her special niche of interest has been her collaboration with low brass artists including tubists, Daniel Perantoni, Patrick Sheridan, Oystein Baadsvik, Tim Buzbee, Roger Bobo, Harvey Phillips, and Gene Pokorny, and euphoniumists, Brian Bowman, Adam Frey, David Childs, Tormod Flaten, Matthew van Emmerik, and Steve Mead. For many years she has been a staff pianist for the annual U.S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop, the International Euphonium Tuba Festival, the International Womens Brass Conference, and the International Tuba & Euphonium Conferences. She also has been a guest artist with the International Trumpet Guild and the International Horn Society. As a gift to the low brass repertoire she commissioned “Fantasy” by Daniel Crozier for tuba and piano and recorded it with Daniel Perantoni. Caryl studied at the University of Kentucky and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music followed by several years of collaborative work in Chicago. For 15 years she was on the music faculty of Radford University where she was Director of Accompanying and Director of the Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev International Piano Competition & Festival. In 2003 she retired and moved to the mountains outside Estes Park, Colorado continuing her passion for music through her free-lance collaborative work. Caryl’s other musical interests include 4-hand piano and 2 piano repertoire, the art song repertoire, and new music.