Trumpeter Rebecca Steinberg, originally from Litchfield, CT is an active New York City freelancer and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Symphony Space.
She is a founding member of Calliope Brass Quintet, a group committed to the art of storytelling through brass. She is also the trumpet chair of the Off-Broadway production Di Goldene Kale, a 2016 Drama Desk nominee and New York Times Critics Pick. Rebecca has recently performed in the orchestra of Adele's Radio City Music Hall Special on NBC, and on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert. Rebecca has made appearances as an orchestra member of the Amazon show Mozart in the Jungle.
As an orchestral musician, Rebecca performs with the Bergen Symphony, String Orchestra of Brooklyn, The Chelsea Symphony, Metropolis Ensemble, and Manhattan Symphonie (with whom she performed on two recent tours to China). Rebecca has also enjoyed performing with the Halcyon Chamber Series, the Fire Island Pines Arts Project, as a soloist with the Torrington Symphony (CT), and with the Patriot Brass Ensemble, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for Veterans through music.
Rebecca received her degree from Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Thomas Smith and Vincent Penzarella, and previously attended the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. Rebecca is an enthusiastic teacher with her own private studio and also teaches for New York's Third Street Music School, the El Sistema-inspired Harmony Program, and for the Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey.