Violist, Rachel Fabulich was born and raised in a small farming community in northern Illinois, where she was fortunate to be able to start playing violin and viola at a young age. As a performer, she has played on stages across North America, Europe, and Japan. An avid Suzuki teacher, Ms. Fabulich has been a clinician at programs, institutes, and workshops around the country. She was a viola coordinator for the Suzuki Association of the Americas 2014 and 2016 Conferences and has served on the board of directors for the Suzuki Music Association of California, Los Angeles.
Rachel currently runs a private studio in the Boston MetroWest in addition to serving on the faculty of the New England Conservatory of Music preparatory division. She has also been on the faculties of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and Westridge School in Pasadena, CA, and the Music Institute of Chicago.
Ms. Fabulich has a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance with a concentration in music in education from the New England Conservatory of Music. She earned a double Master of Music degree from Northwestern University School of Music in viola performance and string pedagogy. Rachel’s primary teachers have been Roland Vamos, Marcus Thompson, Lewis Rosove, and Ann Montzka-Smelser. She additionally has registered several teacher training courses on both violin and viola through the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
Rachel currently resides in Framingham, Massachusetts, with her husband, their twin daughters, and son.