Ms. Rosanna Butterfield

Cello Teacher

Rosanna Butterfield

SAA Member


Arlington, VA

Praised for her “supple phrasing” and “singing tone” (South Florida Classical Review), Canadian cellist Rosanna Butterfield is a versatile performer and teaching artist. After studying with Judith Fraser at the Vancouver Academy of Music throughout high school, she earned her Bachelor of Music degree in 2012 at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, Texas, under the tutelage of Norman Fischer. Rosanna then became a fellow at the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida, where she honed her skills as an orchestral and chamber musician, and participated in a variety of educational outreach projects (2012-2016). She was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center for three summers (2009-2011), and also a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland (2012-2014). For the past several years, Rosanna has enjoyed a multifaceted career in the Washington, D.C. area, where she lives with her husband, violinist Foster Wang. She has performed with the Washington National Opera Orchestra, Inscape Chamber Orchestra, and Maryland Lyric Opera, and is on the faculty at the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program. Rosanna maintains a private teaching studio in Arlington, VA.