This week’s concert features Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade,” known for it’s dazzling violin solos. Guest concertmaster, Rebekah Durham is tackling this piece with an artistry and flair you don’t want to miss! Get in person tickets or livestream access for the concert here: https://www.arapahoe-phil.org/events/concerts/musichighseas/
More about Rebekah: Rebekah Durham began playing violin at age four in her hometown of Midland, Texas. A dedicated classical violinist all her life, she holds a Bachelors degree and an Artist Diploma from University of Denver as well as a Masters degree from Juilliard. She has served as concertmaster with many ensembles including the National Repertory Orchestra and was featured as a soloist with the NRO as well as with many local orchestras including the Denver Philharmonic, the Niwot Timberline Symphony, and the Lamont Symphony.
Rebekah has also performed non-classical music extensively over the past ten years. She was a member of San Fermin, a Brooklyn-based indie band, and with them she toured the USA, Canada, and Europe with artists such as Alt-J, Courtney Barnett, Sam Amidon, and Son Lux. Rebekah has a passion for bluegrass and string band music and was a member of local bluegrass band Ginny Mules with whom she performed at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Arise Festival, and Durango Meltdown. Since 2019 she has been a member of Ragged Union, a string band whose new record “Round Feet, Chrome Smile” is set for release September 30, 2022. She enjoys a wide variety of freelance opportunities such as teaching violin students, playing hundreds of select events each year, and playing with the Colorado Symphony as a substitute violinist. Rebekah is honored to be playing with the Arapahoe Philharmonic as guest concertmaster this season.
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