Regina Shea currently works as a freelance accompanist at Texas Tech University. Focusing primarily on vocal literature, Shea performs frequently throughout Texas and the United States, including a collaboration at Carnegie Hall. She has performed as a collaborative pianist at the International Clarinet Association Conferences in Atlanta and Kansas City, the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, and numerous conferences for the National Association for the Teachers of Singing. She has also worked with the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, the Abilene Opera Association and Abilene Collegiate Opera. In addition to her vocal accompanying, Shea regularly performs with instrumentalists and has been featured with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals and was a member of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra. She has earned degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory (BM, Piano Performance) and the University of Illinois (MM, Piano Pedagogy) where she studied with Peter Takacs and Kenneth Drake.