REBECCA SCOTT, founder and artistic director of Cantabile, is a multi-faceted artist, who holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Education and Piano from the Eastman School of Music and a Masters degree in Conducting from The Juilliard School where she is presently on the faculty.
For over thirty years, Ms. Scott has worked with professional, amateur and educational arts organizations. Her commitment to twentieth century music and diverse music programming has resulted in critical acclaim. Cantabile's performance of The Wellfleet Whale, under the direction of Ms. Scott, was selected as a "Best Premiere of A Choral Work" by the New Jersey Star Ledger. Under Ms. Scott's direction, Cantabile has also received an ASCAP-Chorus America Award for Adventurous Programming and The Excellence in Achievement Award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
LYNNE STALLWORTH grew up in Westerly, RI, and began playing the piano at age five. She continued with classical training until age eighteen, also studying flute and organ. Lynne earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Simmons College, Boston, Mass., and a Master in Public Administration from Rutgers University.
She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Simmons. Several years ago she joined the Christ United Methodist Church music ministry as pianist. Lynne currently lives in Piscataway with her husband and two children. She is employed as a rehabilitation manager at JFK Hospital, Edison.