Rachele Torres

Rachele Cecelia Torres


Corbett Cntr Perform Arts

CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement - 0003

Professional Summary

Violinist Rachele Torres is a lecturer and Suzuki Violin Instructor at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory Department.  Celebrated for her passionate and “fiery” performances, Rachele is a frequent concert artist throughout North America.  
Rachele has been playing and performing the violin since the age of five studying at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University Preparatory Program. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) where she was a Linehan Artist Scholar studying with Dr. Airi Yoshioka.  Additionally, she received a Master of Music Degree in Violin Performance from The Boston Conservatory where she studied with Lynn Chang.  Rachele has also studied at many prestigious institutions including the Meadowmount School of Music where she studied with Sally Thomas and the Musicorda Summer Music Festival where she studied with Rachel Barton Pine.  As an avid performer,  Rachele has played in numerous ensembles including the Grand Rapids Symphony, the West Michigan Symphony, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra (where she was a featured soloist), and the Neponset Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.  Rachele also had the opportunity to perform with and for numerous musicians including Mark O’Connor and Yo-Yo Ma.  As an educator and trained Suzuki instructor, Rachele has 15+ years of teaching experience teaching private traditional and Suzuki lessons for violin and viola. She has taught for many programs including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids Program and the Peabody Institute’s Allegro Strings Summer Program.  Rachele’s students have gone on to study at prestigious music programs at the college level, win various concerto competitions, and can be seen performing in youth orchestra programs across the Midwest and East Coast.