Rebecca Leyton-Smith was awarded instrumental scholarships to Magdalen College, Oxford and the Royal College of Music. She studied Cello with Hannah Roberts and Jérôme Pernoo and also gained a PGCE in Specialist String Teaching, Dalcroze and Kodaly at the RNCM.
She plays Principal Cello with the London Concert Orchestra and works regularly with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and CBSO, as well as in West End shows. She has recorded film, TV and commercial music including recent albums with Robbie Williams and Sheridan Smith.
Rebecca teaches cello at Uppingham, Oakham and Stamford Schools. She is married and has two young children.