Up until June 2010 Rea was a full-time music teacher in
Mossley Primary School where she taught music to over 600 children each
year and trained a wide variety of music groups including orchestra,
handbells, accordions and percussion. She also had 3 choirs in school
with her Senior Choir twice winning the UTV School Choir of the Year
As a student Rea competed and won prizes in piano
classes at various music festivals while teaching piano and serving as a
full-time organist for 11 years.
She was also Assistant Conductor of Killycoogan, British
and World Champion Accordion Orchestra.
Having recently resigned from her post in Mossley, she
now works as a self employed musician. As well as teaching piano,
performing and accompanying Rea currently does freelance work for the
Belfast School of Music and hopes to do future work with the Associated
Board of the Royal Schools of Music.