Rebecca Meador, flute/piccolo, is currently a Professor of Music at Washburn University. She holds a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In addition to Washburn University, she has taught at Earlham College, Stephen F. Austin State University, and Webster University. Dr. Meador has also participated in several professional recordings and has pursued an active freelancing career substituting with the Wichita Grand Opera Company, the Northern Kentucky Symphony, and the St. Louis Philharmonic. Dr. Meador was a member of the Equinox Chamber Players with whom she participated in a PBS Documentary on the Continental Harmony composition project. She has performed chamber music at the International Double Reed Society, National Flute Association, and Kansas Music Educators Association Conventions. Further, she co-authored two publications: Orchestral Excerpts for Flute Ensemble (Little Piper) and Preparatory Études (Southern Music Company, finalist for the 2011 NFA Newly Published Music Competition). She conducted the NFA High School Flute Choir at the 2011 National Flute Association Convention and was a member of the NFA Pedagogy Committee.