Laena is a violinist with a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Texas Christian University in her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. She is now pursuing her Master of Music under Charles Wetherbee at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has attended many summer festivals such as the Wintergreen Music Festival, the Texas Music Festival, the TCU Quartet Intensive, the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute, and Music in the Mountains Conservatory. She has experience in orchestral and solo performing, but primarily enjoys playing chamber music and teaching. Laena strives to help all of her students reach their potential and learn to love music as much as she does.