Rubina Bak holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the New England Conservatory, a Master of Music from Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrechts Conservatorium (Netherlands) , and a Master of Musical Arts from Yale School of Music in Viola Performance. She was awarded Yale School of Music, The Malcolm L. Mitchell and Donald M. Roberts Class of 1957 Prize, which is given to an outstanding graduating teaching artist in the Music in Schools Initiative. She is very passionate about helping students take the first step in starting their musical journey. She has been teaching violin and viola privately and in school classrooms for 16 years. Rubina's performance highlights include chamber and orchestral performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Concertgebouw, TivoliVrendenburg, De Doelen, Rose Studio at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and solo performances of Bartok Viola Concerto and Hindemith Trauermusik with the LAKMA and HKU Chamber Orchestra. She currently lives in Winston-Salem with her husband Jordan, who is also a violist, and her 2 cats Walton and Bartok. In her spare time she loves to cook Korean food, garden, and explore nature.