Dr. Rebecca Chappell is director of music business studies at Anderson University and teaches clarinet and saxophone. She is founder and director of Orangehaus Records, Orangehaus Publishing, and the Orangehaus Music Business Camp, a summer music business experience for high school students. She served on the Board of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) from 1999-2009, including the role of president of the organization from 2003-2007, and was the first educator to receive the Music Business Educators Award from EMI Music Group. She currently serves on the Board of Legendary Road, a music company that promotes independent artists through a national restaurant chain.
Dr. Chappell has performed as a woodwind soloist throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Middle East, including a performance for the prime minister of Israel. Professional orchestral performances include the Indianapolis Symphony, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and tours with The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Pavarotti. As an active studio musician, Dr. Chappell has recorded for noted clients such as John Williams, Hall Leonard, MGM Studios, and Dr. Seuss Enterprises. She is also a member of IndyKlez, an Indianapolis-based professional world music group. In addition, Dr. Chappell serves as an adjudicator for Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA), Indiana Music Teachers Association (IMTA), and Regional and State Contests for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA).
Dr. Chappell has served at Anderson University since 1993.
Dr. Rebecca Chappell
Director of Music Business Studies
Professor of Music
Woodwinds, Music Business
BA, Anderson University
MM, Oklahoma State University
DA, Ball State University