American violinist Shenae Anderson, 22, from Draper, Utah began studying the violin at age three. She made her concerto debut with the Utah Symphony at age ten in Abravanel Hall and has since soloed with them three additional times. She has studied at the Aspen Music Festival, Verbier Festival, and Music Academy of the West all on full scholarship where she worked under world-renowned conductors Valery Gergiev, Sir Simon Rattle, Larry Rachleff and Gianandrea Noseda. She has participated in masterclasses with violin virtuosos James Ehnes, Andres Cardenes, and Sarah Chang and has performed alongside famed musicians Robert Diaz, Joseph Silverstein and Gil Shaham. Accepted to the Juilliard School at age 16, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in May 2019. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Music degree at Yale School of Music studying with Ani Kavafian. Previous teachers include Masao Kawasaki and Eugene Watanabe.