Jacqueline Rodenbeck, violin

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

Meet Jacqueline

Jacqueline performs on Show 445.

Jacqueline Rodenbeck (violin), 16, hails from Tucson, Arizona, and is a high school student at Pusch Ridge Christian Academy. She has been playing violin for ten years, since 2013, where she took lessons at the Tucson Youth Music Center; now, she studies under Timothy Kantor at the University of Arizona. She is the concertmaster of the Tucson Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, which she has been a part of for the past three years.

She has placed in local competitions including COT Young Artists Competition, SASO Youth concerto competition, TSO young artist competition, and the Phoenix Young musicians competition as well as international competitions including the Bach International music competition and the Clara Schumann International competition chamber division. Additionally, she has been invited to solo with a variety of orchestras including the Civic Orchestra of Tucson, the Arizona Symphonic Winds, the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, and the Tucson Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

Starting from 2016, Jacqueline has attended several music programs and festivals all across the country, including the Sphinx Performance Academy, Heifetz International Institute PEG, and the Encore Summer Academy. In everyday life, Jacqueline enjoys running, reading fantasy novels, and learning about plants and animals.

Listen to Jacqueline

Show 445
Graceful Ghost Rag by William Bolcom (b. 1938)