Crescendo Program Coaches
Jordan Hendy is a violinist in the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”, which performs throughout the National Capital region, including the White House, Vice President’s Residence, Capitol Building, and other locations. He also teaches piano, violin, viola, ear training, and theory. Previously, Mr. Hendy was an Ear Training Teaching Fellow at The Juilliard School in New York City, where he taught classes for freshmen and sophomores from 2015-2019. He performed with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra from 2017-18 and served as concertmaster during the Festival of Contemporary Music under Thomas Adès in 2018. During his studies at Juilliard, Mr. Hendy performed with the New York String Orchestra Seminar at venues such as Carnegie Hall and participated in two Juilliard Orchestra tours, one conducted by the world-famous Itzhak Perlman. Mr. Hendy has also performed chamber music at venues such as Lincoln Center. Mr. Hendy he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance in 2018 and a Master of Music degree in violin performance in 2020, both from The Juilliard School.
Sanae Kodaira Hendy earned a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from The Julliard School and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Arts Management at American University. Her performance experience includes touring with the Julliard Orchestra in the United Kingdom, participating in the Super Cello International Festival in China, performing in the inaugural season of the Josef Gingold Chamber Music Festival, and performing at the Lancaster Music Festival. Mrs. Hendy has also performed cello solos with the Youth Symphony Orchestra de Chacao, Orquesta Virtuosi de Caracas, The National Philarmonic of Venezuela, Filarmonía Orquesta de Venezuela, Symphony Orchestra Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho, New World School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra, and the Lancaster Festival Orchestra.
In addition to performing, Mrs. Hendy has exceptional experience in education and outreach. She was a Music Advancement Program Teaching Fellow at the Julliard School as well as a Gluck Community Service Fellow through which she curated and performed in 12 customized, interactive musical presentations for community-based organizations, hospitals, and nursing homes.