Samuel Rhodes has been a member of both the Juilliard String Quartet and the faculty of the Juilliard School for over 40 years. He has served on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center, and has been a participant in the Marlboro Festival since 1960. Rhodes has appeared as a guest artist with many ensembles including the Beaux Arts and Mannes Trios and with the American, Brentano, Cleveland, Galimir, Guarneri, Pro-Arte, Mendelssohn and Sequoia String Quartets.
Mr. Rhodes received his instrumental training from Sydney Beck and Walter Trampler. He has a B.A. from Queens College, New York and an M.F.A. from Princeton University where he studied composition with Roger Sessions and Earl Kim.