Rebecca Apodaca · President/CEO/Accredited Senior Appraiser/ Authenticator/Restorer of Musical Instruments
1978 – present
Rebecca has been a technician for more than 50 years in Brass, Fretted, Orchestral and Woodwinds. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine in Appraisal Studies for Fine & Decorative Art, and is a Certified Musical Instrument Appraiser. She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser Member of the American Society of Appraisers. She has a Degree in Music as well as is a State Certified Musical Instrument Repair Technician and is a member of NAPBIRT. Her specialty is Vintage musical instrument restoration and is responsible for the preparation of 400 instruments for the opening of NAMM’s Making of Music Museum. Of Navajo/Mexican decent, born in Los Angeles, Rebecca shares her culture through music by playing bass, guitar, ukulele and vocals professionally. She started her career at 7 years old by learning classical guitar and restringing guitars in a very musical family. She creates Musical Instrument Artworks out of non-playable instruments for individuals, galleries and showrooms.