Adjunct Instructors, Adjunct Viola Faculty
D.M., Indiana University
M.M., New England Conservatory
G.D., New England Conservatory
B.M., University of Illinois
Praised for her interpretations of both classical and contemporary music, violist Rose Wollman is sought after as a soloist, chamber musician, teacher, and orchestral musician. Rose has toured North America and Europe as a founding member of the Larchmere String Quartet and the Petar Jankovich Ensemble. She has recorded CDs with both groups, most notably Clarinet Quintet and String Quartet by Stephan Krehl with the LSQ for the NAXOS label. Orchestra engagements have taken Rose to Europe and Asia, and she has played under such luminary conductors as Pierre Boulez, Fabio Luisi, Hugh Wolff, Joseph Silverstein, and Larry Rachleff.
A champion of promoting and performing new music, Rose has commissioned, premiered and performed many new pieces, working with groundbreaking composers such as Pierre Boulez, Augusta Read Thomas, Gabriela Lena Frank, David Dzubay, Gabriela Ortiz, and Don Freund. Rose also enjoys bridging genres. She has recorded with Grammy nominated percussionist Michael Spiro, and has played Tango with Grammy nominated bassist Pablo Aslan and renown Argentinian pianist Julian Peralta.
Rose has taught viola and chamber music at the University of Evansville, DePauw University, and Indiana University. Currently she is Ensemble Coordinator and a chamber music coach for Sacred Music at Notre Dame, adjunct viola faculty at Notre Dame, and performs with ensembles around the country. Rose holds a D.M. from Indiana University, as well as degrees from the New England Conservatory and the University of Illinois. Her primary teachers are Atar Arad, Carol Rodland, and Masumi Rostad.