Dr. Rebecca Hunter
Canadian violinist Rebecca Hunter is an active educator and performer who now resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She served as Assistant Professor of Applied Violin and Violin Pedagogy at the University of South Carolina (2010-2015), and was the founding director of the Suzuki Strings at USC program. She has taught at various music camps, festivals, Suzuki workshops and summer institutes, adjudicated festivals and competitions, and led master classes across the United States, Canada, and abroad. Rebecca has given presentations at regional and national conferences, as well as in Saint Lucia and Thailand. As a performer, Rebecca has been a soloist with orchestras including the Chiang Mai Symphony and the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Orchestra, and a section player with various orchestras including the Hallé Symphony and the Eugene Symphony.
Rebecca received her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Western Ontario, a Masters of Music in Violin Performance from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, a Masters of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy at Ithaca College with Sandy Reuning, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Oregon with a secondary area of Musicology. Rebecca is also a licensed Andover Educator, a somatic education which aims to train musicians to move according to their structure promoting facility and preventing injury and limitations.
Rebecca presently runs a private studio (A2 Hunter Studios) in Ann Arbor, teaches a Body Mapping course at Eastern Michigan University, plays with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of the Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute.
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