Musical Director

Musical Director – Rebecca Powell

Rebecca was born and brought up on the Wirral peninsula and attended Upton Convent School where she learnt to play the piano, the flute and her singing talent was discovered.

She graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2003 with a BA Hons in Music (flute and voice were her practical studies). Rebecca then joined Calday Grange Grammar School as a Teacher of Music.

Rebecca is a weekly cantor in the crypt at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King where she sings mainly sacred music. She loves musical theatre and was co-founder of Cantemus at Calday in 2009.


Assistant Musical Director – Katie Rooney

Katie was born into a musical family in North Yorkshire, later moving to Teesside where she studied the trumpet and piano and sang in the church choir.

She graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a BMus (Hons) and a PGCE in 1997. Since then she has been a music teacher at two secondary schools in Wirral and is currently Head of Performing Arts at The Kingsway Academy.  She married a fellow music teacher in 2002 and has a daughter who is already following in her parents’ musical footsteps!

She is particularly passionate about musical theatre and loves playing for and directing musicals.