Rebecca Trescher (*1986 in Tübingen) is a freelance composer, clarinetist, and bandleader based in Nuremberg and Berlin. She studied jazz clarinet and composition at the University of Music Nuremberg, where she earned her Diplom and Master of Music degrees from 2008 to 2015. She later pursued another Master of Music degree in composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.
For over ten years, Rebecca Trescher, as a leading composer, clarinetist, and bandleader, has been achieving remarkable accomplishments, exploring new audible horizons delicately situated between jazz and contemporary classical music. Through a delicate balance of structure and freedom, her sensitive compositions give rise to acoustic journeys. The native of Tübingen embraces a free-spirited and imaginative approach both musically and in the formation of her bands.
Last year, the musician was honored with the German Jazz Prize for “Composition of the Year 2022” for her work “Paris-Zyklus.” Additionally, she won the Rising Star category for clarinet in the renowned American magazine DownBeat’s international critics poll. She has performed on international concert stages, released seven albums under her own name, and has received numerous awards for her artistic contributions.