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Rebecca Swett was born in Hartford, Connecticut and moved to Boston where she pursued her career as a Harpist. She left that area for Vero Beach, Florida in 1990 and while there she performed in many solo, ensemble and symphony concerts as well as extensive freelance engagements. Her experience there includes a performance with the orchestra for the Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme concert held at the Brevard King Center for Performing Arts in Melbourne, Florida. She also entertained the Russian Symphony Orchestra at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts in Palm Beach, Florida. Ms. Swett was featured at the exclusive Admiral's Cove Resort in Jupiter, Florida, from 1992-1996 for all holiday dinners. In addition, she performed at a charity benefit with actress/model Lauren Hutton at the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

In 1995, Ms. Swett relocated to Miami Lakes, Florida, where she continued to perform concerts and other freelance engagements including several solo programs for Citibank. She also performed for a private engagement for Senator and Mrs. Robert Graham.

In 1999, Ms. Swett relocated to Weston, Connecticut, where she continued to perform. She performed several times for the Westport Playhouse Board of Directors attended by JoAnn Woodward and Marlo Thomas.

Rebecca began studying the harp at the age of ten. She performed in a recital hall at Carnegie Hall, attended Interlochen International Music Camp, and played with the New England Music Festival Orchestra, the Connecticut All State Orchestra and toured Switzerland with the Greater Hartford Youth Orchestra. She also received a third place award in the 1970 Irish Festival Harp Competition in New York. Rebecca continued her studies at Boston University School of Music with Lucille Lawrence.

Twelve years ago Ms. Swett relocated to Littleton, Massachusetts, where her husband, Rev. Dr. Vern Swett holds the position of Senior Minister at the Littleton Congregational Church. For over three years Rebecca performed every Sunday Brunch at the Colonial Inn in Concord, Massachusetts. She was performing on a regular basis for over 10 years for Donelans upscale markets in Acton, Lincoln, Wayland and Littleton. She can now be seen performing at area Whole Foods Markets. Rebecca is a member of the Healing Wave Trio. She also performs several times a month at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, and was at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, Massachusetts in the radiation and oncology unit as well as many senior living facilities and homes. She also occasionally performs for yoga studios. Rebecca has released 7 CDs which include Classical, Popular, Christmas, Celtic and Relaxing musical selections. Rebecca has performed in numerous concerts in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She welcomes invitations to perform at concerts and freelance engagements.