The Royal Conservatory The Glenn Gould School


Réa Beaumont

Music Theory and History

Réa Beaumont
DMA, MMus, MusBacEd, ArtDip, ARCT Dip
Réa Beaumont holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Conducting, Master of Music, Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Artist Diploma and ARCT Diploma from the University of British Columbia, University of Toronto and Royal Conservatory of Music, with additional studies at Eastman and the Banff Centre. 
Her coaches included Robert G. Rogers, Anton Kuerti, Robert Silverman, Menahem Pressler and Marek Jablonski. Reviewed as a “tremendous pianist” (CBC Radio 2), Dr. Réa Beaumont is an award-winning performer and composer known for her “powerful performances”(Canadian Opera Company) and “beautiful” recordings (American Public Media). She has toured nationally and internationally, presented master classes, lectures, and workshops at leading educational institutions.
Beaumont has garnered critical acclaim for her own innovative compositions and international concerts of virtuosic music, and she collaborates with leading composers such as R. Murray Schafer to premiere many works, including those commissioned for her by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Committed to presenting music of the 20th and 21st centuries, Beaumont authored a book on the legendary Canadian composer Barbara Pentland that was shortlisted for an international award and she was acknowledged as “a world authority” (CBC Radio 2) in the field. Beaumont has taught at the University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, and the Royal Conservatory of Music. She was recently awarded the Ontario Arts Council’s prestigious Chalmers Arts Fellowship and has received awards from FACTOR, SOCAN, British Columbia Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.