Rebecca (Appert) Kaltz is known as a dedicated performer and teacher. She has played with many local orchestras in the area including the Saginaw Bay, Battle Creek, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Lansing, Ann Arbor and the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestras.
Rebecca has been actively teaching Suzuki and traditional violin lessons for the past thirteen years, and received her Bachelors degree in Violin performance from the
She also has extensive experience playing for opera and musical theatre genres, as well as recording studio experience with various types of music such as rock, jazz, Celtic and folk.
Currently she maintains a private studio in Ann Arbor at Kerrytown Concert House and at home in Chelsea, Michigan. As of February 2011, she joined the faculty as a violin teacher with the Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute.
Other projects include managing her event business, the Horizon Strings Group, and playing fiddle with her Celtic folk band, Foxtree.
In her spare time she enjoys the great outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
Rebecca plays on a 1997 Mark Moreland violin, and an Frederich Hellmer bow.
~Photos courtesy of Ixi Chen photography