Rebecca Corrucini (violin) began studying violin at age three in the Suzuki Method. In addition to winning the Khuner Competition in 2000 with her rendition of the Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto, she also won the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra’s competition with the same composition, performing it in Davies Symphony Hall. In 2003, while a student at the Cleveland Institute of Music, she won its concerto competition with Berg’s Violinkonzert. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree with honors at the CIM, studying with William Preucil, and her Master of Music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where her teacher was Kathleen Winkler.
Rebecca joined the Minnesota Orchestra in 2008 and was named acting assistant concertmaster in 2014, then acting associate principal second in 2015. From 2010 to 2014 she was concertmaster of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, where she was featured as soloist. She has recorded PBS All-Star Orchestra episodes as a charter member of the first violin section. She has appeared as guest concertmaster of the Philharmonia Mexico and held guest positions with the Baltimore Symphony.
As a chamber musician, she founded Paragon Ensemble, devoted to community outreach, in her hometown of Davis, California. She performs regularly in chamber groups and orchestras across the country, including at the Colorado Music Festival at Boulder’s historic Chautauqua Theater. A member of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony since 2007, she has also served as a member of the Grand Teton Music Festival orchestra and as faculty at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. (Resume updated by Concerto Committee in 2016 from reliable online sources.)