Rebecca Racusin, founding board member and president of Jackson Hole Chamber Music, enjoys a versatile career as an orchestral player, chamber musician, and solo violinist. She has performed across the United States, Canada, and Italy in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the War Memorial Opera House, and the National Gallery of Art. She is a member of both the Baltimore and Eclipse Chamber Orchestras and plays regularly with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Racusin has appeared with the 21st Century Consort and the Smithsonian Chamber Players, and is a founding member of the San Francisco based Sunset Duo. In 2012 she was appointed as a principal player of GRAMMY-nominated ensemble Inscape Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Racusin has most recently performed as a soloist with the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra in Washington, D.C. and the Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Racusin was a member of the orchestra and chamber music faculty at the Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival and Academy from 2013-2016. She was concertmaster of both the 2010 Ash Lawn Opera Festival and the 2008 National Orchestral Institute and has also appeared at the Aspen, Musicorda, and Three Bridges music festivals, among others. She looks forward to performing in the Grand Tetons Music Festival this coming summer.
Ms. Racusin received her B.A. from Harvard University while studying with James Buswell at the New England Conservatory and her M.M. from the University of Maryland’s School of Music where she held a graduate assistantship under the tutelage of Elisabeth Adkins.