Rebecca Whitener

clarinet teacher

Based in
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Scotland. Glasgow and surrounding areas.
Rebecca Whitener | clarinet teacher

Rates: £32 per hour - £18 per half hour

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Rebecca is a highly experienced and skilled orchestral, chamber, solo clarinetist and teacher based in Scotland. Rebecca freelances with orchestras including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Ballet Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, and Ulster Orchestra, and has worked with many conductors including Valery Gergiev, Charles Dutoit, Gianandrea Noseda, Zubin Mehta, Essa-Pekka Salonen and Sir Colin Davis.

As a soloist and chamber musician, Rebecca has performed in some of the UK’s most prestigious venues, including the Wigmore Hall (London), City Halls (Glasgow), Symphony Hall (Birmingham), and Colston Hall (Bristol). She is a founding member of the Scottish Wind Ensemble, Arctic Winds Wind Quintet, and, the Cameo Clarinet Quartet. Rebecca is a past winner of the Wind Section of the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition, Symphony Hall Recital Competition and is a recipient of the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.

Rebecca trained at the Royal Academy of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire with Tim Lines, Angela Malsbury, Richard Addison, Colin Parr and Michael Harris. After graduating with Distinction, Rebecca joined the Southbank Sinfonia, Stuttgart Festival Orchestra and the Verbier Festival Orchestra, with whom she toured Europe and the USA.

As well as performing, Rebecca is passionate about Music Education. She teaches, coaches, adjudicates and conducts, and enjoys inspiring next generation musicians. She has been part of music education projects run by the LSO, SCO Connect, Scottish Ballet, Music in Hospitals and Music Mites (Milton Keynes). Rebecca coaches the clarinets for the Merchant’s Sinfonia and the West of Scotland Schools Concert Band and teaches at the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the High School of Glasgow, and East Dunbartonshire Instrumental Music Services, where she also conducts the East Dunbartonshire Schools Wind Band.


High School of Glasgow

Sep 2014 - Sep 2034

East Dunbartonshire Music Service

Jan 2012 - Jun 2032

Educational history

PgDip with Distinction, LRAM with Distinction

September, 2005 - June, 2007
Royal Academy of Music

BMus(Hons) First Class

September, 2001 - June, 2005
Birmingham Conservatoire


Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


Friendly and professional female clarinet teacher and performer.

Disclosure Scotland and CRB checked.

Over 20 years teaching experience.

100% ABRSM & Trinity graded exam pass rate.

Students have gone on to study at the Royal Academy of Music, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, St. Andrews University, University College London & Oxford University.

Lessons also available for Music Theory, Chamber Music, Bass and Eb clarinets, and Saxophone.

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