Spencer J. Rudolph


Purchase College, State University of New York, Conservatory of Music
Major: Viola (cum laude) BA May 2013

Nineteen years of experience playing classical violin; seven years experience on viola; Studied conducting under Ransom Wilson (2011-2013)

Blue Nitrous,conducted 17-piece jazz band (June 2013)
Purchase Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Viola. Performed concerts once per month (2009-2013)
Purchase Chamber Groups, Viola. Performed contemporary and classical works (2009-2013)
South Shore Symphony, Violin/Viola, Performed alongside professional & amateur musicians in bimonthly classical music concerts. Collaborates annually with Leggz Ltd to perform Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker each December (2003-Present)
All Eastern Honors Ensemble,Viola (Summer 2012)
All State Music Ensemble, Violin Selected for participation in orchestral representing best high school-level players in New York State based on high-grade solo performance in New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Evaluation Festival. (Spring 08 & 09)

Eastern Music Festival, Selected for 6-week intensive music training program; attended master classes; performed weekly orchestral; participated in chamber groups; received solo instruction (Summer 2012)
Alpen Kammermusik Festival,
Selected to participate in a chamber music festival; attended chamber master classes; trained with internationally renowned classical musicians.(Summer 2010)

Tilles Scholar Awarded tuition assistance for participation in the C.W. Post Chamber Music Festival. (Summer 2008)
Eugene B Kahn Memorial Scholarship Received cash award for excellence in music performance. (June 2006)