The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music is proud to have renowned violin pedagogue, Linda Rose, on our faculty since 1998. Ms. Rose is a graduate of the Juilliard School where she was a scholarship student of Ivan Galamian and Dorothy Delay. She has played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under conductors Carlo Maria Giulini and Zubin Mehta, among others. She also played with Los Angeles Opera and the Pasadena Symphony and was Concertmaster and soloist with the Long Beach Bach Festival for 11 years, and has recorded with them on Alpine Records.
Linda Rose is internationally known for her work with young, talented violinists. She currently has several students on full scholarship at the Juilliard School, one in the class of Itzhak Perlman. Others have been at the New England Conservatory, the Manhattan School of Music and the Curtis Institute. Her students have won 1st place in the L.A. Philharmonic Bronislaw Kaper Competition, the Music Center Spotlight Award, the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra National Concerto Competititon, the Coleman Chamber Music Competition, and many others. Her students have consistenly won the Concerto Competitions at CSULB and been members of the University String Quartet.
She also had a residncy at Northwestern University at the invitation of famed violin and viola teachers Roland and Almita Vamos. She has taught and performed at major festivals in Russia, Italy, Canada, New York, Beverly Hills, and Montecito. Linda Rose is the author of Progressive Scale Studies published by Neil Kjos.