Violinist sisters, Amberly and Ariana Rosen
Amberly Rosen. Known for her eclectic musical repertoire, contagious smile, and never ending enthusiasm, violinist Amberly Rosen has been playing violin since the age of three and performing since she was six. She has studied and performed many styles of music including classical, old
time fiddle, bluegrass, Celtic, as well as traditional folk dance music from countries in the Balkans, Scandinavian, Mediterranean, and Trans-Carpathian styles. Her energy and desire to share these musical traditions with audiences has taken her across the country and beyond, to Greece, Bulgaria, and Japan.
Amberly has performed as a guest with Ivan Paskalev in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in the groups Phat Strad and New Country Strings in Las Vegas, NV, in the groups Sonic Roots, and Never Second Fiddle in Hershey, PA, and as one half of The Rosen Sisters; with her sister, Ariana. -- official website
Ariana Rosen. Known for her versatility of musical styles, violinist Ariana Rosen enjoys performing and teaching a wide-ranging repertoire. Ms. Rosen’s classical ambitions began at the age of four after repeatedly asking her mother to play the violin. Throughout her secondary education years her studies expanded to other styles including International Folk Music and Old- Time Fiddling.
Since receiving her Bachelor of Music in Classical Violin Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in May of 2005, Ariana has been freelancing and teaching in the greater New York City area. In June of 2007, she received her Suzuki Certification from the School for Strings in NYC. Soon thereafter, Ms. Rosen was employed as an Instrument Coach for Primary Stages’ Off-Broadway production of Michael Hollinger’s play, Opus.
Her most recent performing endeavors include appearances with DCINY, Please Music Works, Live Music Productions, Bianchi Musica, Silhouette Quartet, Daniel Zaitchik, Goodbye Picasso, Kiara Duran, Shelly Bhushan, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, Astoria Symphony, New Jersey City University Orchestra (associate concert master), American Idles Irish/Rock Band and Fiddling Fusion violin duo.
She and her sister, Amberly were featured in the 2005 San Luis Obispo, California Mozart Festival where they performed Old-Time Fiddle, International Folk Dance music and their specialty; Fiddle-dancing. The Rosen Sisters returned to California during the summer of 2008 for a series of six concerts, a fiddle workshop and recorded their first album.
In January of 2010, the Rosen Sisters were featured at the Golden Festival in NYC. Along with her performing, Ms. Rosen teaches privately in Manhattan and is on faculty in the music department at St. James’ Church in Manhattan and at the Huntington Suzuki Music School in Long Island. -- Huntington Center for Performing Arts
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