Rexleigh’s qualifications include a B.Mus (Cum Laude, 1980) an M.Mus in piano performance (1983) from University of Cape Town, a Diplộme Supérieur d’Exécution from the prestigious École Normale in Paris, France (1985) and a D.Mus (Composition) with Honorary Academic Colours, from University of Pretoria (2010).

Although highly trained as a classical performer and composer, she has always had one foot in lighter musics of various genres, and has freelanced in several capacities in the “light” music industry. These have included partnerships, including with composer Louis van Rensburg, for whom she was the music producer for the TV series Kinders van die Sabbatsee, (Children of the Sabbath Sea) Arende 1 & 2 (Eagles 1&2) and the full-length movie, The Fourth Reich.

Her interests include ecology and she runs a humanitarian arts-in-service-of-community public benefit organisation called Requiem for the Living NPO.

Rexleigh worked as the musical director and pianist in Richard Loring’s Touch of Webber, Taste of Rice show, and was the assistant conductor/MD for the SA State Theatre’s production of Crazy for You.