Rodica was born in Romania. She started piano at the age of five, and violin at seven. She holds Bachelor and Masters degrees in music from Wayne State University, Mi. and won several scholarships and competitions. Played professionally in different orchestras including as Concert Master in Omaha Symphony, NE., and Assistant Concert Master in Grand Rapids Symphony in Mi. Graduated with Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and worked in the software industry in Silicon Valley. She has software patents for the software she developed for training purposes, which now she is applying towards the online music lessons for piano and violin. The software synchronizes the music video with sheet music. Rodica also teaches one-on-one piano and violin in the Bay Area, CA.