Stephen Rose was appointed to the violin section of The Cleveland Orchestra in 1997, and is now principal second violin of the Orchestra. He has appeared in recital and chamber music concerts throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. He received an Alumni Achievement Award from CIM in 2005. 


  • BM, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • MM, Eastman School of Music
  • Performer’s certificate, Eastman School of Music
  • Teachers include William Preucil, David Cerone, David Updegraff and Sally O'Reilly

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music (2001–present)
  • Master classes
    • National Orchestral Institute
    • New World Symphony
  • Faculty member
    • Kent Blossom Music Festival
    • National Orchestral Institute
    • New World Symphony