Rebekah Hood-Sava is a Suzuki trained Violin/Viola and Cello teacher. Teaching privately for more than 25 years and in public institutions for the past 11, she has created this interactive subscription course with her husband who is a videographer to help more students to reach their goals.
Each week is designed like an in person private lesson with a Review, Polish, working element, and New piece or section. Reading lessons, scales, vibrato and technique is presented when ready. Also included in each lesson is a weekly practice video and an optional monthly video check-in with your teacher! Practice with the instructor each day and watch your technique grow!
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Born in Texas, but moving throughout the world, Rebekah played violin, cello, flute, and piano for several years before settling into serious study at the college level on cello. Completing her Bachelors and Masters at the Hartt School of Music (Hartford, CT) with Dr. Terry King in 2005, Rebekah continued study at The Longy School of Music (Cambridge, MA) with Terry King(cello) and Laura Bossert (violin/viola), receiving a Graduate Performance Certificate in 2007.
In 2005, Rebekah won the Miami String Quartet competition and performed with the MSQ. Rebekah has worked with Joseph Kalichstien, Pam Frank, Charles Castleman, Bill Pruceil, Terry King, Laura Bossert, Pam Devenport, Liz Arbus, Brian Ganz, The Pacifica Quartet, The Emerson Quartet, and The Miami String Quartet.
Rebekah has performed with orchestras in Dallas, Hartford, Cambridge, Boston surrounding areas, St. Peters Chamber Orchestra, The Apollo Chamber Orchestra, The North State Symphony, The Stockton Symphony, The Modesto Symphony, InConcert Sierra, and currents performs with The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra and The Pacifica Chamber Orchestra.
Rebekah studied Suzuki Pedagogy with Pam Devenport while working towards her Bachelors, and completed her training in 2001. She has had additional training with Nancy Hair, Rick Mooney, and on violin with Liz Arbus, Mark Mutter, and Ed Kreitman. Rebekah began her teaching career by assisting her father in a school (Metroplex Suzuki Players) he ran in Dallas, Texas. During her teenage years, she assisted him administratively and taught a handful of students. After receiving her training, Rebekah taught for The Music and Arts Center, The University of Connecticut Community School of the Arts, The Powers Music School, The Suzuki School of Newton, The Music Stream Center, The North Valley Suzuki Music School, and the Foothills Community Music School. Rebekah was excited to start Suzuki Violin Online in hopes to reach more students each day. Her aim is to create a Suzuki community virtually and making playing violin and cello accessible to all people.