Rebecca Bressanelli

Violin, Viola Teacher

Rebecca Bressanelli

SAA Member

Contact

Fort Leonard Wood, MO
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Bio
Violinist and Violist Rebecca Bressanelli currently teaches and performs in the Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri area. Rebecca was a 2017 second place winner of the American Fine Arts Festival String Competition, which resulted in a recital performance at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall. Perpetually passionate about sharing music in the community, Rebecca served as concertmaster for the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra (Irmo, SC) and has performed with the St. Louis Civic Orchestra as a member of the viola section. Rebecca also performs as a violinist for her newly established wedding music service: Strings on Route 66.

Rebecca also collaborates with local libraries and schools in South Central Missouri to help bring educational music programs for students and music enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy. Most recently, Rebecca worked with the Rolla Public Library (Rolla, Missouri) to bring a “Violin Explorer” program to their Storytime hour.

Rebecca is an active teacher in the community and currently maintains studios at her home studio FLW Suzuki Strings, in Waynesville and in Rolla. In 2016, Rebecca was awarded the Shinichi Suzuki Teacher Training Fellowship for summer study at the American Suzuki Institute, which allowed her to complete several Suzuki Violin Teacher Training units. Rebecca has completed Suzuki Violin Teacher Training with Nancy Lokken, Beth Titterington and Daniel Gee Cordova. Rebecca holds Violin Performance degrees from Western Illinois University (Bachelor of Music) and the University of Iowa (Master of Arts). Rebecca’s teachers were Julieta Mihai and Katie Wolfe. Rebecca studied chamber music with Moises Molina and Elizabeth Oakes. When Rebecca is not teaching or performing, she enjoys going on hikes with her English Pointer, Oreo.

Locations

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri: FLW Suzuki Strings
Waynesville, Missouri: Bressanelli Strings Studio (Teacher travels to the student’s home)
Rolla, Missouri: Bressanelli Strings Studio @ Merle’s Music