Marina Lenau, a Ukrainian-born American violinist, began performing internationally as a soloist and as a member of various chamber groups at an early age. Today, her awards include First Prizes from the “XXI Century Art” International Competition (Ukraine), The U. Polyansky International Chamber Music Competition (Ukraine), M. Mazur International Competition (Russia), The S. Taneyev International Chamber Music Competition (Russia), Treasure Coast Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition (US), Lynn University Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition (US), and Lagrange Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition (US).
Marina has performed recitals in Russia, Ukraine, Europe and the United States, and she has had solo appearances with the Kiev Youth Symphony, Treasure Coast Symphony, Lynn University Philharmonia, South Florida Philharmonic, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, and the Lagrange Symphony. She has participated in master classes and seminars with Ida Haendel, Arnold Steinhardt of the Guarneri String Quartet, Cyrus Forough, Mark Kaplan, Elmar Oliveira, Midori Goto, Orlando Cole of the Curtis String Quartet, and Paul Katz of the Cleveland Quartet. Marina recently graduated from the studio of Elmar Oliveira at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music, and she is currently completing her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, studying with the world-renowned violinist Glenn Dicterow.
How much does this program cost?
There is no charge for this program. The Summer Strings Program is a project of
the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony.
Who is eligible to attend?
This program is designed for intermediate and advanced string players for the high school (including recently graduated high school) and middle school musicians. You must be able to play at the level of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony. Please visit the audition page to see TCYS requirements.
Do you have to be a member of the Treasure Coast Youth Symphony to attend?
The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony's Summer Strings Program 2017 under the instruction of Marina Lenau offers intermediate and advanced young string players an opportunity to expand and enhance their technical and artistic skills. During these ten sessions of reading orchestra and ensemble music of well-known composers, participants will learn how to play well together and improve ensemble performance skills.