Rosa Ortega Iannelli is a violist from San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 2018, Rosa completed their undergraduate studies at Temple University, where they studied with Dr. Ana Tsinadze, Principal Violist of the Bay Atlantic Symphony, and Kerri Ryan, Assistant Principal Violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Rosa has had the opportunity to play in masterclasses for renowned musicians including Roberto Diaz, Atar Arad, Jerzy Kosmala, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, and Adriana Linares. As a music educator, Rosa has taught with the Memphis Music Initiative, Play on Philly!, Philadelphia String Project, and many other organizations that work to bring music education to underserved youth. An avid orchestral musician, Rosa performs with the Iris Orchestra, the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, and was a member of NYO-USA 2014. Rosa spent this last summer as a Teaching Fellow at Interlochen Arts Camp and spent the year prior in Memphis, TN, as an Iris Orchestra Artist Fellow, working closely with world-class musicians and ensemble director Michael Stern.