At the age of four, Carman Rabuka was introduced to the cello. He began his studies in Saskatoon, Canada, under the direction of John Payzant and later Terrence Sturge, completing his Associate of the Royal Conservatory in cello performance in 1999. He went on to study under the direction of John Kadz (Calgary) and Desmond Hoebig (Banff), receiving numerous awards and scholarships for performances throughout Canada. Carman is currently in his 11th season with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and enjoys making professional recordings with performing artists in rock, jazz, and classical genres. He has been a member of multiple chamber ensembles, including Elixir (elixirensemble.com) and the Hemostatiques most recently. He also chose to pursue his other passion, dentistry, graduating from the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan in 2007, and works in a private practice in Saskatoon. In his spare time, Carman enjoys camping and traveling with his wife Esther, and helping out on the family farm.