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 holds a degree in violin performance from Wheaton College (IL) and is a passionate music educator with extensive training in Suzuki pedagogy and advanced violin pedagogy. Rebekah is certified through the SAA through Volume 4, has 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 has been a frequent clinician at several regional workshops. Rebekah is the founder and director of the Carlson Suzuki String Ensemble, which has performed both regionally and internationally, with recent tours to Austria, Germany, Italy and Ireland. Her students have held leadership positions in their school orchestras, Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra, Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, Winston-Salem Youth Orchestra and 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.