Profile

Biography

Rebecca has recently completed her Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, and is currently a freelance violinist who performs with orchestras throughout Southern California including Pasadena Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, and Riverside Philharmonic. Recently, she has toured South America with a small chamber orchestra performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Rebecca has a passion for playing both orchestral and chamber music. She has performed under the baton of many influential conductors including Valery Gergiev, James Levine, Joseph Silverstein, and Alexander Lasarev, and has received chamber music instruction from Jerome Lowenthal, members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and The Pacific Quartet.

Outside of the concert hall, she records for television and film and has appeared on the hit TV shows, "Chuck" (NBC) and "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS).

As a full scholarship student, Rebecca received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northwestern. After graduating, she was invited back to perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, as the winner of the concerto competition.

Audio

Bach - Partita No. 1 in B Minor

Corrente

Double

Beethoven Concerto in D Major


Saint Saens Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1

Allegro Agitato-Adagio

Allegro Molto

Experience

Orchestra Experience

Santa Barbara Symphony
2010-present
Section Member
Pasadena Symphony
2009-present
Substitute Member
New West Symphony
2010-present
Section Member
Riverside Philharmonic
2010-present
Substitute Member
San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra
2009-2010
Section Member
Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra
2009-2010
Substitute Member
New York Asian Symphony Orchestra
2006-2008
Section Member
Juilliard Chamber Orchestra
2008
Section Member and Program Director
Juilliard Symphony Orchestra
2006-2008
Principal under Gary Thor Wedow
Pacific Music Festival
2006
Section Member under Valery Gergiev
Music Academy of the West
2005
Section Member under Alexander Laserev
Aspen Music Festival Orchestra
2004
Section Member under Joseph Silverstein
Northwestern University Symphony
2002-2006
Section Member under Victor Yampolsky

Services

Contracting

Contact Rebecca to hire local professional musicians for recordings and performances.

Special Events & Weddings

Rebecca is the coordinator and co-owner of Subito Strings, a group of professional musicians who provide live music for your upcoming event. Please visit www.subitostrings.com for more information.

Education

The Juilliard School

2006-2008
Master of Music in Violin Performance

Northwestern University

2001-2006
Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major Teachers


Naoko Tanaka
2006-2008
Almita Vamos
1999-2006
Roland Vamos
1997-2001
Yuan Qing Yu
2001-2003

Lessons

Private Lessons

Rebecca has 15 years of teaching experience and works with students of all ages. During her second year at Juilliard, she was selected to be a Morse Fellow to teach at a public elementary school in New York City. In addition, she completed a course in teacher training program at the School for Strings in New York City where she studied under a professor who had worked directly with Mr. Suzuki, the founder of the Suzuki violin methods.

Rebecca is currently accepting new students, please use the contact form to inquire.
Below is a performance given by students of Rebecca Chung.

Violin Recital - Fall 2011







Gallery

Coming Soon!

Contact


Telephone: 310.775.7969
Email: rebecca [at] rebeccachung.com