Rebecca Chan completed degrees in Medicine and Arts and studied violin with William Hennessy at the University of Melbourne, before her main music studies at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) and the Sydney Conservatorium with Alice Waten.
As a chamber musician Rebecca has performed in numerous festivals and series around Australia and Europe. She was a founding member of the Hamer Quartet, winners of the first prize, the audience prize and the overall Musica Viva award in the 2009 Asia Pacific Chamber Music Competition.
Rebecca was the winner of the string section and Nelly Apt Scholarship in 2008 ABC Young Performers Awards, the ANAM concerto competition twice and the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition and John Hopkins Fellowship. In 2010 she was a prizewinner at the International Citta di Brescia Violin Competition.
She has been soloist with many of Australia’s major orchestras and has also performed as soloist in Europe.
Rebecca was a core member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra from 2010-2015. She has been invited to play as guest associate concertmaster with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and as guest principal second with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
She is also a core member and guest director/soloist of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. Rebecca has been a member of the Australia Piano Quartet since 2014.