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University of Iowa
BM in Cello Performance
Longy School of Music
MM in Cello Performance
Registered in Cello books 1-2
Rebekah Dotzel is a MMiC teacher and private cello instructor at Merit. An avid chamber musician, she has performed in various ensembles across the US and Europe. Currently Rebekah can be found playing across the Chicago area in various opera and musical productions and symphonies as well as non-classical and improvisation projects.
When she isn’t playing or teaching, Rebekah loves to hike, cook, and spend time with her husband Adam and pet bunny Hamish.