Specializing in Caribbean Soul, Jazz, Reggae, R&B, Gospel, Musical Theatre
Hailing from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Becky comes from a long line of Caribbean musical artists. Her father, Bill Bass, known as the best steel pannist in the USVI, introduced his daughter to the steel pan at the early age of 2 years old. Becky’s love of music was solidified through 10 years of classical piano, voice coaching, and numerous performances in musical theatre while attending Brown University. As a 2013 graduate of Brown University in Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, Becky received Brown’s Weston Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre. She also performed in two a cappella groups at Brown, holding the position of Musical Director for both groups. During her time there, she had the wonderful opportunity to study abroad at the London Dramatic Academy under the direction of Richard Digby Day.
Some of Becky’s other accomplishments illustrating her multi-dimensional talents include film roles Heaven in Heaven & San-Al in The Spine of Night; Television interviews "CityLine" of Boston Channel 5 WCVB and "The Real Talk Show" of Boston Neighborhood Network; Youth Choir Director of RPM Voices of Rhode Island; Education Coordinator for Fiddlehead Theatre Company; Featured Dancer and Lead Vocalist for New Works/ World Traditions in the world premiere of Put Up Your Dukes; Master Class Instructor for Jazz Is A Rainbow Organization, a vocal jazz program for urban teens & for TAPA (Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts), a public charter school that cultivates artist-scholars through a rigorous Arts-Integrated program. Music Director/Director of Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA School Edition at the Edison K-8 School in Brighton, MA. Youth Choir Director at Beneficent Congregational Church in Providence, RI.
Becky would be pleased to perform at your venue. She performs at nightclubs, restaurants, lounges, hotels, private functions, weddings, and special events, such as charity fundraisers, galas, anniversary parties, etc. Becky is also willing to travel.
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