Rose Hashimoto: B.M., The Juilliard School; M.M. and Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes College The New School for Music; Suzuki Teacher Training from The School for Strings. Rose is Co-Artistic Director of Listen Closely, whose goal is to bring highly accessible and interactive chamber music concerts to Inwood. She has performed in 8 different countries, as a soloist with the Mannes Orchestra, and at festivals including Yellow Barn, Kneisel Hall, Taos, Lucerne Festival Academy, Prussia Cove, and the Perlman Music Program. She is a member of Shattered Glass Ensemble and a frequent guest with A Far Cry.
Rose also serves on the faculty of Harmony Program and the Preparatory Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. Her major teachers were Toby Appel, Hsin-Yun Huang, and Laurie Smukler.