Violinist Rebecca Schlappich Charles is a grammy nominated, classically trained violinist. A graduate of Manhattan School of Music, she is co-founder of Quartet405, a multi-genre string quartet based in Los Angeles, and she is a proud member of the two time Grammy Award winning Mariachi Divas.
As a recording artist, Rebecca has appeared on tracks for Ben Harper, Chance the Rapper, Alan Parsons, Deadmau5, Mariachi Divas, Hey, King! and many more. Rebecca has appeared live with Avril Lavigne, Rufus Wainwright, and Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. Rebecca is grateful for the opportunity to travel the world as a touring member of Mariachi El Bronx and The World/Inferno Friendship Society. She has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman and on Conan, and has performed as a reoccurring soloist with the Lancaster Community Orchestra.
Rebecca also continues to cultivate an ongoing commitment to music education and outreach. In addition to teaching music in both private and classroom settings for the past 20 years, she is honored to be a participating member of Cultures in Harmony and has had the privilege of working with musicians and members of the community in Cameroon, the Philippines, and Egypt through the organization.