Dina Maccabee is a violist, violinist, vocalist, and songwriter living in San Francisco. Her new recording of original songs was released 10/12/2010 in collaboration with Toby Summerfield on Antephonic Records (Chicago). In addition to her work with Real Vocal String Quartet and Ramon and Jessica, she performs in many styles and many bands, from Middle Eastern Psych Rock to 60′s Brazilian Tropicalia. She has composed scores for Shotgun Players theater company, Just Theater, and several Bay Area filmmakers. Her string arrangements have been published under the imprint of Strings Magazine, and her performances are featured on many studio recordings. Tours with Carla Bozulich, Vienna Teng, and Beth Custer have taken Dina across the country and around the world, while recent performance highlights include opening for Primus on New Years Eve, warming the crowd up for Sean Hayes at the Independent, and sharing a bill with Vasen.