Rebecca Shaw

Contrabass Viola da Gamba Viola  Violin Violoncello

Students & Online Coaching

Rebecca coaches both individuals and ensembles at beginner, intermediate, and advanced playing levels. Rebecca is open to online coaching sessions and lessons.

Background & Offerings

Rebecca Shaw has a genuine excitement and enthusiasm for the music and instruments she plays. As well as teaching Baroque and modern cello along with other instruments of the violin family in and around the Boston area, Rebecca coaches chamber music at Harvard’s Mather House. She can occasionally be heard on viola da gamba, violin, baroque and modern viola, and bass. Rebecca has been heard with various ensembles in the Boston area, and has played with ensembles including Musical Offering, The Weckmann Project, The Arcadia Players, Cambridge Concentus, Les Bostonades, Grand Harmonie, and The Berry Collective. She is the founder of Arreaux Strings - an event music service, and also arranges music for strings, Performing in both early and modern classical genres, she received a Graduate Performance Diploma in Early Music from the Longy School of Music, holds a Masters Degree and Performance Certificate in Chamber Music from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Institute of Chamber Music, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Rutgers University. Her arrangements can be found at


  • Early Music
  • Standard Repertoire
  • Music arranging


20 Holton St. Woburn, MA 01801