Anna Gendler, graduate of the Moscow Conservatory in Russia, has been a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra since 1991. She performed with the Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony String Quartet, Flute Trio, Daystar Chamber Players, and also with her husband, Alexander Tentser, in a violin and piano duet. In the summer she performs with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta in New York, “Arizona Musicfest” in Carefree, AZ and “Music in the Mountains” Festival in California.
Being an accomplished chamber musician she also dedicates her time to children’s musical education in Tucson. She served as a teaching artist for the OMA Project (Opening Mind through the Arts) from 1999 to 2010, and is currently a TSWA violin instructor and private studio teacher. Anna is also on the Music Faculty at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona.