Rebekah Hanson

Rebekah Hanson

Rebekah Hanson, violist and violinist, holds a DMA and MMus from the University of Oregon. She has a private studio and is on the faculty at University of Portland, where she teaches viola, music history, and directs the university symphony orchestra.

Rebekah focuses on helping students not only play their instruments well, but have fun and learn to love music. Her passion is connecting students to their community, helping them understand that they have something beautiful to offer the world.

Her students have won awards, including the SAA Violin Performance Ensemble and Young Artist Orchestra, NAfME All-State and All-Northwest Orchestras, the George Fox University Concerto Competition, and Concertmaster of the University of Oregon Symphony. Rebekah has been a guest teacher at Suzuki, chamber music and orchestral workshops and has given lectures at the SAA and NAfME Conference.

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Reflections on Practicum

Reflections on Practicum

Suzuki Madness A fun review challenge rooted in the Suzuki Philosophy of Music Education

Suzuki Madness: A fun review challenge rooted in the Suzuki Philosophy of Music Education

Encouragement Inspiration Excitement SAA Conferences are for you

November 9, 2017 by Rebekah Hanson

The SAA Conference in 2016 was my first, and I continually ask myself why it took me so long to attend! I have been a member of the SAA since 2001 and have gone to institutes for teacher training almost… Read more ▶

Book Review Violas in Concert by Elizabeth StuenWalker

Book Review: Violas in Concert by Elizabeth Stuen-Walker


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