StefanaStefana Berceanu was born in Bucharest, Romania, where she started playing the violin at the age of 9. In 1981 she moved to the United States and continued her music studies with Lajos Balogh at Marylhurst University. She currently performs with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Portland Symphony Orchestra, Marylhurst Symphony and freelances with several chamber music groups. In addition to being a teaching artist at BRAVO Youth Orchestra, Stefana is the founder and director of the Pacific Crest Youth Sinfonietta and a private violin/viola teacher with a large studio in NE Portland.