Rebecca Peck - bio
Rebecca Peck is a three-time BMI Award winning, Dove Award nominated songwriter who began her professional writing career in Painesville, Ohio. Since her first cuts in 1991, she has been blessed with hundreds of cuts, seven #1 songs to her credit and several Top 10 songs. She has performed at the GMA writer showcase as well as other industry writer events and has been a keynote speaker for the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). In 2015, Rebecca was named Professional Songwriter of the Year at the AGM awards held near Nashville, TN. She was also honored twice at the SGN Awards for Songwriter of the Year and is a four-time recipient of the Evelyn Cole Peters Award for Music awarded in Washington D.C. In September 2004, Rebecca had 6 songs simultaneously in the Top 40 on the Singing News Magazine chart. In addition to Rebecca's love of many different forms of recorded Christian music, she has a special affinity for choral print church music. The Dove Award winning choral collection, "High Praises", featured 3 of Rebecca's songs. She has 3 songs in Word Music's all-time best selling Christmas choral collection, "Christmas is Jesus", which was nominated for a Dove Award, as well as many songs in other Dove Award nominated choral collections and artist projects. Rebecca has 4 songs in the Max Lucado/Tom Fettke musical "One Incredible Moment" and two songs in the Max Lucado/Tom Fettke musical "Known By The Scars". Her song "Seek First His Kingdom" was chosen as the 2003-2004 theme song for the Southern Baptist Convention. Rebecca thoroughly enjoys assisting her husband, Tom, in the publishing management of Peck Music Group.
Though music is a great love in Rebecca's life, her first love is God and then her family. She prays that this is evident in her music and that, above all, God is honored through her legacy in song. Rebecca resides near Nashville, TN.
Beyond This World
When the space shuttle Columbia exploded on February 1 2003, there were some wonderful Christian people on board. One of those was Col. Rick Husband. Husband was an active choir member at his church in Texas. Not long before the shuttle's departure, his choir made a recording of many popular worship songs. The recording also featured one new song entitled "Breath of the Spirit," written by Rebecca Peck. Husband took the CD on board with him to play for the crew (he was a featured soloist on the recording). After the incoming shuttle exploded, the CD was found in the yard of a Texan. Though the front was charred, the back was clearly readable. Some of the last music the astronauts heard before entering eternity was worship music to God.