Becky Chappell

Becky  Chappell Dr. Rebecca Chappell is Director of Music Business Studies at Anderson University. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Anderson University, a Master of Music in Performance from Oklahoma City University, and a Doctor of Arts in Performance from Ball State University. Chappell currently serves as Principal Clarinetist in the Anderson Symphony and performs with several area orchestras, including the Indianapolis Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, and Marion Philharmonic. She has also performed in orchestras for "The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and the "Pavarotti World Tour." Solo performances have taken her throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. An active Indianapolis studio musician, Chappell has recorded for noted clients Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Alfred Publishing, and Hal Leonard Publishing. She has also released her own solo recording, The Clarinet Works of Leon Stekke, with Reginald Rogers (piano faculty), as well as three albums with INDYKLEZ, an Indianapolis-based world music group. This summer she will release a recording of Dvorak’s Serenade with a new group -- No Strings Attached Winds. Chappell also performs regularly with AU music faculty John Huntoon (trombone) and Mark Murray (trumpet) in the Doctors of Dixieland. Chappell is founder and director of Orangehaus Records, Orangehaus Publishing, Orangehaus Entertainment, and Orangehaus Music Business Camp for high school students. She is the recipient of the "Music Business Educators Award" from EMI Music Group in recognition for her innovative pursuit of student career development. A past president of the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA), she also served on the board of the organization for twelve years. In addition, Chappell continues to serve as an Adjudicator for Regional and State Contests for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA).