Rebekah Ko is a percussionist specializing in contemporary and classical music, currently based in Seattle, WA.
As an internationally recognized performer, Rebekah's work has been showcased at events such as the International Computer Music Conference, and the Music for All Summer Symposium. Rebekah was selected as a 2016 Yamaha Young Performing Artist, has been named a winner of the UNT Concerto Competition, and has placed in the Great Plains Marimba Competition and DrumFest Marimba Competition.
Rebekah holds a degree in percussion performance from the University of North Texas (BM, 2016), where she studied with Christopher Deane. During her time there, she performed with the UNT Wind Symphony, NOVA Ensemble, and UNT Percussion Ensemble. Rebekah also participated in two national tours under the direction of Paul and Sandi Rennick with the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps (2012-2013).
Rebekah’s artistic philosophies are rooted in the integration of the traditional with the modern, merging her classical roots with her love for new and experimental music. She strives to create unusual and exciting concert experiences through exploration of new performance methods in non-traditional venues, taking contemporary classical music out of the concert hall and into the community.