Violist Rebecca Albers has performed throughout North America, Asia and Western Europe and has been seen on TV in the United States, China and France. She is Assistant Principal violist of the Minnesota Orchestra.
Her New York debut was at Lincoln Center, with the Juilliard Orchestra. Her European debut was in Paris. As a chamber musician, she has performed at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival, the International Musicians Seminar and Open Chamber Music at Prussia Cove (UK), the Marlboro Music Festival, Skaneateles Festival, and the Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival. She also tours with her two sisters in the Albers Trio.
Rebecca is a Distinguished Artist viola faculty member at the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Prior to joining the Minnesota Orchestra, she was on the viola faculty at the University of Michigan School of Music Theatre and Dance and taught in collaboration with Heidi Castleman in the Juilliard School‘s college and pre-college divisions. She has also taught at the Perlman Music Program, the North American Viola Institute, and served on the Executive Board of the American Viola Society. Rebecca studied at the Juilliard School with Heidi Castleman and Hsin-Yun Huang.