Gerald Rosenbaum

Born: 9/2/1950

Lived in Birmingham, Al

Classical Violin AL Symphony Orchestra

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame



Gerald Rosenbaum

First Violin

Gerald Rosenbaum began studying the violin at the age of eight. At fifteen he was the youngest violinist ever to be chosen as a member of the Youngstown Symphony. At age seventeen Rosenbaum won the Cincinnati Scholarship for the Conservatory of Cincinnati University. In 1972, he completed his Bachelor of Music Degree at Youngstown State University, Dana School of Music, where he studied with Fred Rosenberg, formerly of the Cleveland Orchestra.

A position with the Syracuse Philharmonic in New York followed. While with the Orchestra he completed his Master of Music degree at Syracuse University Crouse College of Music. His teacher was Eugene Altshuler, Concertmaster of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Associate Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra. Mr. Rosenbaum also served as Assistant Concertmaster of the Saskatoon Symphony, Concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic, Professor of Violin at Boise State University, and Professor of Violin at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Since 1981, Mr. Rosenbaum has served with the Alabama Symphony in the first violin section. He has also been Concertmaster and soloist for the Red Mountain Chamber Orchestra in Birmingham, Alabama.

Source: Gerald Rosenbaum | First Violin

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