About

Cellist Rose Bellini is an avid performeof a wide variety of music, especially contemporary and experimental music. She regularly performs with classical music ensembles, modern dance companies, bands, and chamber and orchestral groups from New York City to San Francisco. She is currently based in Seattle, Washington.

A founding member of mixed-chamber ensemble  REDSHIFT, Rose has also recently appeared with Hotel Elefantthe Wordless Music Orchestra, Ensemble Signal, FLUX Quartet, Orchestra of St. Luke's, East Village Opera Company, Phoenix Ensemble, folk and rock bands, and in venues from ranging from neighborhood bars to Carnegie Hall. 

Rose frequently collaborates with living composers from around the world and often premieres and records new works for cello and for chamber ensemble. A doctoral graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, her primary teachers were Emilio Colón and Janos Starker.

As an arts entrepreneur, Rose has established herself as a resourceful fundraiser and leader in the music and arts community working in development for a variety of organizations. Rose serves on the board of the Switchboard Music Festival in San Francisco, CA.

Rose is a 2014 Artist Support Program Resident at the Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle, WA.