Violinist Rebecca Anderson is a versatile soloist and chamber musician based in New York City. Connecting with a wide range of audiences, she has recently given solo performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra and contemporary music premieres with A Far Cry and members of eighth blackbird and collaborated with Questlove and Ben Folds. Anderson’s passion for chamber music has led to festival appearances with Chamber Music Northwest, the Savannah Music Festival, Music from Angel Fire, and the Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse in Israel and collaborations with Ani and Ida Kavafian, Itzhak Perlman, André Watts, and David Shifrin. Anderson won First Prize at the 2013 American String Teachers Association National Solo Competition. Other awards include the 2008 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts YoungArts Gold Award, which led to being named a Presidential Scholar in both arts and academics, and the bronze medal and Bach Award at the 2008 Stulberg International String Competition. Anderson is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Ida Kavafian and Pamela Frank. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree with Ronald Copes and Donald Weilerstein at the Juilliard School.