Anna Presler, artistic director, violin
Anna Presler, a longtime member of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and its artistic director, teaches violin at Sacramento State’s School of Music. She was a member of the New Century Chamber Orchestra for two decades, and has been a fellow at the Banff Art Center, the International Music Seminar at Cornwall, and the Tanglewood Music Center––where her chamber music coaches included Eugene Lehner, Gil Kalish and Julius Levine. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a master’s degree in music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and also studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts. Ms. Presler lives in Berkeley with her husband, the cellist Leighton Fong, and their daughter Maria.