Rebecca Davy is the full-time Music Director and Organist at historic Bruton Parish Church, where she directs two adult choirs and handbells, plans liturgy, plays for weekly services, and oversees the Candlelight Concert series of more than 130 performances each year. In the local community, Rebecca is also the artistic director of the Williamsburg Women’s Chorus and Choraliers and regularly plays Saturday morning historical organ recitals in the Wren Chapel at the College of William & Mary. Rebecca has concertized widely throughout her career and now plays numerous organ and harpsichord Candlelight Concerts at Bruton Parish each year.
A native of Washington State, Rebecca completed her bachelor of music degree in organ performance at the University of Puget Sound with former National American Guild of Organists’ president, Dr. Edward Hansen, and then earned two masters degrees from the University of Southern California, one in organ performance with Ladd Thomas and another in music history, with additional post graduate studies in musicology and music theory. She began playing the organ at age 10 and was playing for services in her home church by age 11. Before moving with her family to the east coast, Rebecca served as organist and choir director for three prominent churches and a synagogue in the Los Angeles area and has served Bruton Parish since 2004.