Anna Gendler, graduate of the Moscow Conservatory in Russia, has been a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra since 1991. She has performed as a member of the Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony String Quartet, Flute and String Trio, the DayStar Chamber Players, and also with her husband, Alexander Tentser, in a violin and piano duo. She performs annually with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta in New York, the Arizona Music Festival in Carefree and the “Music in the Mountains” Festival in California.
In addition to being an accomplished chamber musician, Gendler dedicates much of her time to the musical education of the children of Tucson. She is a teaching artist for the OMA Project (Opening Mind through the Arts), a Music Faculty member at Pima Community College, and a private studio teacher.