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Rebecca Haviland

Lecturer in Music

Co-Program Head Studio Composition (Undergraduate Studies)

More About Me

Rebecca has performed as a New York City based touring multi instrumentalist and vocalist for over 15 years with television performances on Ellen and Good Morning America, and performances across North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan.  

Her own band, Rebecca Haviland and Whiskey Heart, is comprised of musicians Chris Anderson on bass (Martin Sexton, Post Modern Jukebox), Todd Caldwell on keys (Crosby Stills & Nash, Amy Helm), and Kenny Shaw on drums (Dispatch), releasing 4 albums and has performed in support of Roberta Flack, Chris Young, Rick Springfield, Martin Sexton and James McCartney, touring all over the United States. Their self-titled record released in 2012, received awards in the International Songwriting Competition and Unsigned Only Competition. 

“Rebecca Haviland is breaking barriers with her eclectic form of Americana,” - No Depression.  

“Rebecca Haviland asserts her individual voice as an expressive force on the passion-fueled Bright City Lights, a gritty exploration of identity and culture,” - Atwood Magazine.

Representative Courses

- Lyric Writing

- Studio Chart Reading

- Touring, Promotions, and Distribution

- Composition Masterclass

- Songwriting 1 

- Songwriting 2

Exhibitions / Performances