About Becky Loar

 A native of Vero Beach, Becky Loar received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., and her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance from The Manhattan School of Music. 

Becky has performed as part of the Aspen Opera Theatre, Bronx Opera and Portland Opera Repertory Theater. On the opera stage she has appeared as Bertha in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Lady Billows in Albert Herring, the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, First Lady inThe Magic Flute, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte, Annina in La Traviata and Herself in Grangers’ The Proposal. Becky has performed many concert works including Orff’s Carmina Burana, Handels’ Messiah, Bachs’ Magnificat, Mozarts’ Exultate Jubilate, Schubert’s Mass in G, Bachs’ Christmas Oratorio, Haydn’s Missa Brevis, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ, Mozarts’ Grand Mass in C and Vivaldis’ Gloria.  Becky has performed many works as a member of the New York Choral Artists with the New York Philharmonic, the American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Society of St. Lukes, and the Little Orchestra Society of New York. She has worked under the batons of Maestros Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin, Leon Botstien, Pierre Boulez and Seiji Osawa.

Becky’s television appearances include Brahms’ Requiem with the New York Philharmonic, NBCs “Another World” and ABCs “The Mike and Mattie Show” as well as promotional appearances on local television and radio talk show in both Jacksonville and Vero Beach.

In 2008, Becky competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award Competition where she placed fourth nationally after winning the District, Regional and Semi-Final rounds.

Becky has been teaching voice for over twenty years and has been a member of the voice faculty at both University of North Florida and Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL. She is an active vocal adjudicator and clinician throughout the state of Florida. 

Becky and her family have recently moved to Lexington, SC where she is pursuing a Doctorate in Voice Performance at University of South Carolina.