Born in Prague, Czech Republic, Rudolf Sternadel started violin lessons at the age of five. In 1980 he moved to Canada, where he began lessons under Professor David Zafer, completing his Bachelor of Music at the University of Toronto in 1991. He then enrolled at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he studied violin with Professor Václav Snítil and chamber music with Professor Lubomír Kostecký of the Smetana Quartet.
During his stay in Europe, Rudolf also toured Germany and Italy as a member of the RIAS Jugendorchester, Berlin and participated in several chamber music seminars. Upon returning to Canada, he enrolled at the University of Toronto, completing his Master of Music degree in September, 1994 under the tutelage of Professor Lorand Fenyves.
Until October of 2000, he was involved in numerous freelance and chamber music activities in Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. Upon moving to Regina in 2000, Rudolf was the head of the Child/Parent String Program for 15 years and is currently instructor of violin and viola at the Conservatory of Performing Arts, University of Regina. He is member of the Regina Symphony, Amati String Quartet, per Sonatori Baroque Ensemble and since 2001, the Assistant Music Director / Librarian for the South Saskatchewan Youth Orchestra.