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Rebecca Sabine, B.A., CMT-P

Composer/Celebrity Violinist

IMTA Certified Mindfulness Teacher

Reiki Master

Wellness Guest Artist 

 

Education

2023-present    Pacifica Graduate Institute, M.A. Depth Psychology and Creativity with Emphasis in the Arts and Humanities

  • (expected graduation 2025)

Spring 2023     Harvard Extension School, “Birds in Religion and Mythology” (A)
2019 - 2022:     Oregon State University, Liberal Arts, B.A., 2022     

  • Plan of Study “Music and the Contemplative Arts”

  • GPA 3.96

  • Notation: Undergraduate Research Fellow

Honors, Awards & Grants

2022    Outstanding Senior of 2022.  College of Liberal Arts. Oregon State University
2022   Phi Kappa Phi 
2019    Ford Musician Impact Award, League of American Orchestras 
              Grant for the outdoor filming of Violin Sound Sanctuary® meditation YouTube videos

Publications

2022   “Songs of the Desert Wind: A Musical Improvisation and  Meditation Performance."Journal of Performance and Mindfulness .

              Volume 5. Issue 1. Contemplation, Performing Arts and Coexistence. 2022.
                     A performance score outlining one of my guided group meditations with live, improvisational music. Field recordings of natural                         environments are included, simulating mindful listening as a way to raise environmental awareness.

2022  “A Violinist/Composer’s Chronicle: Weaving Together the Sonic Connections.”  Journal of the International Alliance of Women in                            Music. Volume 28, no.4 

Conference Presentations & Invited Lectures

 

2024  JSSS Conference: Theory to Action: Taking Jungian Ideas into the World (upcoming 6/13-6/16)
                        Albuquerque, NM 

2023  Soundbox 6, Oregon State University. Artist in Residence. 5/22-5/26//23
                        School of Visual, Performing and Design Arts

2022  American Cancer Society- Microsoft Teams Meeting
                        Violin Sound Sanctuary® livestream meditation
2019  ISPA (International Spa Association) Conference, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
                         Guided Musical Meditation for General Assembly

2021 Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
                          Violin Sound Sanctuary® livestream meditation
2019  Sedona Yoga Festival, meditation presenter

Certifications

2021   CMT-P  International Mindfulness Teachers Association (IMTA)
2019   Reiki Master Usui tradition of natural healing

Wellness Guest Artist Presentations

2016-present    Trilogy Spa Holdings, Well & Being Spas International, Las Vegas, NV.  

                                   Meditation instructor on the wellness team, presenting bi-monthly meditative Violin Sound Journeys. 

2022-2023      Red Rock Audubon Society.  Las Vegas, NV.  

                                   Original outdoor presentation: “Music, Meditation, and Bird Song.”
2017-2020     Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, Las Vegas, NV

                                   Bi-monthly Violin Sound Sanctuary® group meditations

2019  Lotus Leadership Retreat, Sundance UT

                                  On- site faculty meditation leader

Solo Meditation Music Concert Performances

2024 Meditation in Concert. Windmill Library Auditorium. Las Vegas, Nevada. 3/17/24

2023  Noon Concert in Memorial Hall, OSU. 5/27/23

2022. Meditation in Concert. Windmill Library Auditorium. Las Vegas, Nevada.  
2019  Meditation in Concert. Winchester Community Center. Las Vegas, Nevada 

Online Teaching Presence

 Violin Sound Sanctuary ® LLC (founder)
        I established my Violin Sound Sanctuary ® LLC as part of my mission to provide group meditation events that focus on mindfully and                collectively attuning to ourselves and to the environment. 

Violin Sound Sanctuary Youtube Channel 
         During the pandemic, I worked with composer Aaron Ramsey (my talented son) to create a library of harmonic therapy arts and                         meditation videos on youtube. 

 InsightTimer
          A teacher/publisher on the worldwide Insight Timer meditation app, I have uploaded meditation music recordings which have received          50,000+ listens. In addition, I present livestream violin sound meditation sessions from my home studio each month for this online                      community.  I schedule these meditations to coincide with the yearly solstices and equinoxes, honoring the ancient and sacred                           celebrations that have marked these celestial events. 

Mindfulness Training

2022   In Body Academy, Salt Lake City UT.  
                   200 hr Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training

2019-18  Last Resort Retreat Center. Cedar City, UT
                   Vipassana Retreats/ 5 day silent retreat/ Teacher: Pujari
2017  Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Center,  Woodacre, CA 
                   Winter Solstice Silent Retreat

         UCLA Online Mindful Awareness Research Center

  • 2018  MAPs II: Difficult Emotions

  • 2017  MAPs ll Next Steps

  • 2014  MAPs l

On-Stage Performances with Major Celebrities

As a professional violinist, I enjoy playing music of all kinds.  I am honored to have performed as concertmaster and orchestra contractor with some of the greatest names in show business. Listed below are some of my recent engagements in the music industry along with my most treasured performance highlights.

Adele

  • Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas (2022-present)

Celine Dion Orchestra 

  • Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas (2011-2019)

Andrea Bocelli

  • MGM Grand Garden appearances  (2015-present)

  • Orchestra Contractor (60 pc. orchestra) for Las Vegas concerts

  • in concert - Hollywood Bowl with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic (2018-19)

  • Orchestra on tour- Palm Springs, CA, Phoenix AZ, Anaheim CA 

  • DVD- Concertmaster for Under a Desert Sky with Bocelli and David Foster

Pavarotti

  • Farewell Tour (2004) - Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas

  • Concertmaster

  • Orchestra contractor (60 pc. orchestra)

Hugh Jackman

  • MGM Grand Garden (2019)

  • Concertmaster

  • Orchestra contractor

Frank Sinatra

  • Golden Nugget, Las Vegas (1984-1986)

  • Concertmaster

  • West Coast and Hawaii tours

Johnny Mathis 

  • The Smith Center, Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas 

  • Concertmaster (1985-2021)

Game of Thrones Concert

  • MGM Grand Garden Arena (2017)

  • Orchestra contractor

  • Concertmaster

Weird Al Yankovic

  • The Smith Center (2019)

  • Concertmaster

  • Orchestra Contractor (41 pc. orchestra)

Van Morrison

  • Violin soloist on West Coast tour (2010)

Performances on LIVE Network Television

Academy of Country Music Awards-CBS

  • Thomas Rhett (2018 winner)

  • 1st violin with my string quartet

Latin Grammys-CBS

  • Ruben Blades (winner 2014, best tango album)

  • 1st violin with my string quartet

Sinatra 100 CBS All-Star Grammy Concert

  • Concertmaster - (Tony Bennett, Harry Connick  Jr., Celine Dion, Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Seth MacFarlane, Carrie Underwood)

American Idol-FOX

  • Orchestra member- at the Kodak Theater (2004)

Billboard Awards-NBC

  • Metallica (1999)

  • Orchestra-Las Vegas contractor

Recordings (original music collaborations)

 

Rebecca Sabine/Aaron Ramsey 

Violin/Noir (2020-2021)

  • silent movie scores for Kino Lorber 

Sea of Light Meditation Music Album (2016)

  • Pandora Internet Radio

  • Insight Timer Meditation App with over 50K listens

Classical Music Performance

Las Vegas Philharmonic (2004-present)

  • Violin 1

Oregon Coast Music Festival (2017-present)

  • Violin 1

Zirna Piano Trio

  • performing the music of women composers

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