Sanae Hendy
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Program Assistant

Born and raised in Venezuela, Sanae has a background in Cello Performance and Arts Management. During her early years of study, she participated in El Sistema and performed as a soloist with multiple Venezuelan orchestras. She then continued her music studies at The Juilliard School, where she earned a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance.

During her undergraduate degree, Sanae served as a Teaching Fellow for the Ear Training Department, worked as an Administrative Assistant and Mentor for the Music Advancement Program, and performed at health care facilities in New York City as a Gluck Community Service Fellow. Her involvement with social impact and community engagement programs led her to pursue a graduate degree in Arts Management at American University, where she served as the AU Symphonic Band Manager and continues to assist the Performing Arts Department under her Graduate Fellowship.

One of Sanae’s favorite activities is teaching cello and chamber music. Outside of music, Sanae enjoys going on long walks with her dog Yuki and practicing loving-kindness meditation.