Rebeca Boyd (violin) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and began studies on the violin at the age of five. She has studied with John Chatelain, former second principal of the Utah Symphony, Shi-Hwa Wang where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Weber State University, David Park, and Zvi Zeitlin at Eastman School of Music where she received Masters of Music and Doctoral of Musical Arts degrees. While at Eastman, she held a special teacher training mentorship with Wendy Undercofler.
Dr. Boyd has been a teacher in the Eastman Community Music School for the past six years. Previously she was the first place recipient of the Utah State ASTA competition in 1999 and second place winner of the Utah State ASTA competition in 1997. Most recently she performed in chamber music recitals as part of the Kismarton String Quartet in Eisenstadt, Austria during summer 2008 where she also held the principal second violin position with the Classical Music Festival Orchestra.