Rebekah Carlson

Violin, Viola Teacher

Rebekah Carlson

SAA Member

Contact

Greensboro, NC
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carlsonsuzukistudio.com

Rebekah Carlson is a Suzuki violin and viola teacher and freelance violinist. She has played with several professional music ensembles, including the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Opera, the Carolina Ballet, the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, the Durham Choral Society, and the NC Master Chorale. Rebekah is also an active chamber music performer, presenting concerts at Duke University in their faculty series, as well as several area venues. Rebekah studied with Lee Joiner and holds a degree in violin performance from Wheaton College (IL). While at Wheaton, she won the conservatory concerto competition and participated in master classes with the Emerson String Quartet, Stephen Clapp, Kevin Lawrence, Peter Slowik and Rachel Barton Pine. She is a passionate music educator, and has studied pedagogy with Nancy Lokken, Joanne Bath, Libby Armour, Stevie Sandven, Ann Montzka Smelser and Sharon Miller. Rebekah has also participated in the Starling-DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies at the Juilliard School, and has also completed training in Music Together. She has taught at the NC Suzuki State-wide Play-in and is a frequent clinician at several regional workshops. Rebekah arranges frequent local performance opportunities for her students, and she has also taken her students on performance tours to Austria, Germany, Italy and Ireland. Her students have held leadership positions in their school orchestras, N.C. All-State Orchestras, the Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra, and the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, and have also been accepted to the North Carolina School of the Arts . Rebekah is proud to have students majoring in several different disciplines in prestigious colleges and universities across the U.S., with almost all of her graduates involved in music at the college level, whether they’re majoring in music performance, public health, history or applied math! 

Rebekah moved to Greensboro, NC in 2016 and is currently accepting new students.