Rosa Thompson-Vieira - Cello

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Rosa Thompson-Vieira - Cello

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Rosa is available for cello lessons on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

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Rosa Thompson-Vieira, a native of Minneapolis, is a professional cellist and teacher in the Twin Cities. She serves as the new Assistant Principal of the Rochester Symphony and is on call as a substitute cellist for the Minnesota Opera. Along with violinist Mary Alice Hutton, Thompson-Vieira performs in Roma Duo for private parties, weddings, and special events. She has appeared with touring professionals, from The Trans Siberian Orchestra to Nachito Herrera, at venues including the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, the Dakota Jazz Club, Excel Energy Center, and Icehouse. She received her Suzuki certification from Jean Dexter and uses a combination of traditional and Suzuki teaching methods. She is currently on the faculty of the Conservatory of Music at Yinghua Academy as well as Sarah Jane's Music School.


Thompson-Vieira earned her performance degree from the University of Minnesota studying under Tanya Remenikova, a former student of the legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Previously she studied with Allison Wells at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and has participated in master classes by renowned artists such as Peter Wiley, Marc Destrube and the Miro Quartet.