Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Adams: Winnipeg New Music Festival

‘Lion’s Den’

Rebecca Adams is a Canadian composer based in Halifax, NS. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Composition at Dalhousie University in 2020, and a Graduate Certificate in Music Scoring for Screen at Sheridan College in 2021. She has studied composition under several established composers, including Jérôme Blais, Felipe Téllez, and Virginia Kilbertus. Rebecca loves writing music about people: Personal identity, human conflict, and mental health are all topics explored in her catalogue of work.

Rebecca has had music performed by various ensembles, including the Maritime Brass Quintet and the Dalhousie Wind Ensemble, and has written original music for several short films and games, including the animated short “Dançarina”,by Monica Santos, the documentary “Romario”, directed by James Cooper, and the indie game Summit, by Unavailable Games . Rebecca has received several prestigious awards, including the Patricia Wiegers Norman Memorial Music Scholarship and the James A. Faraday Memorial Award.