Violinist Wendy Rawls is an active performer and teacher. She is presently assistant concertmaster of the Greensboro Symphony and current concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. She has also performed with the North Carolina Symphony, Charlotte Symphony and Eastern Music Festival Orchestra. For many summers, she performed in Italy at the Spoleto Festival, in the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, and at the American School at Fontainbleau, France. As chamber artist, she has recently performed at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival in Harrisonburg, Virginia and at Summer Music in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
Ms. Rawls is founder and director of the Gate City Suzuki School in Greensboro, N.C. She was formerly on the faculty at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where she created the Moravian College Music Institute Suzuki Program. Ms. Rawls has also been on the faculties of C.W. Post University and the Gulf Coast Music Suzuki Program.
Ms. Rawls has received degrees from Ithaca College, New England Conservatory, and Mannes College of Music. Her major teachers include Linda Case, Paul Kantor and Hiroko Yajima.