Serena Canin, violin
Violinist Serena Canin was born into a family of professional musicians in New York City. She has been a member of the Brentano String Quartet since its founding in 1992, performing to critical acclaim across the world. Apart from the Quartet, Ms. Canin was twice invited to the Marlboro Music Festival and has toured with Music from Marlboro, the Brandenburg Ensemble, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She has made appearances at El Paso Pro Musica, Chamber Music Quad Cities, Salt Bay Chamberfest, and the Festival Internacional de Cartagena. She is regularly invited to teach and perform at the Mannes Beethoven Institute. Ms. Canin holds degrees from Swarthmore College and the Juilliard School, where she studied with Robert Mann. She lives in New York with her husband, pianist Thomas Sauer, and their two sons.