Rebecca Rodman, violinist and violist, earned her music degrees at the University of California,
Los Angeles. Ms. Rodman was active in recording for motion pictures,
TV, commercials and CD recordings in the Los Angeles commercial
industry. Her performing positions included Concertmaster of Palisades
Symphony Orchestra (1975 to 2000) and violinist and violist in orchestras
including the Santa Barbara Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, and the
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Ms. Rodman was the violist in the Beverly
Hills Piano Quartet and continues to enjoy playing with numerous
chamber music groups in the US and Italy.
Ms. Rodman’s non-performing career included:
- West Coast Manager and member of the Board of Directors of Concert
Artists Guild (1989 to 1995)
- Founder and Director of the San Juan Islands Chamber Music Festival
in Washington State (1990 to 2001)
- Director of Music Development at Crossroads School for Arts
& Sciences in Santa Monica, California (1992 to 2000)
For the past 12 years, Ms. Rodman has been dividing her time between Cremona, Italy, and WA State.
She continues to pursue her passion of helping emerging artists through her work of making and commissioning
instruments and bows to be loaned to artists, free of charge. She has established a workshop on a small island in the Puget Sound,
where she is able to work in a tranquil setting and spend time with her family and friends.
Ms. Rodman was chosen as an honorary member of Solidarte,
an important Milanese Cultural Association.
In 2011, Rebecca Rodman was voted to
the Advisory Council for the ACMP- the Chamber Music Directory, where she is active in
organizing chamber musicians in various areas of the world.