Lanvi Lu is currently finishing her last semester at the University of California Berkeley with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Molecular Environmental Biology. She has been teaching cello for many years and gaining inspiration from her parents who play piano and violin. Growing up, she played in a trio with them for various events and eventually, got involved in various ensembles and orchestras. She was a student intern and played cello for the Midsummer Mozart Festival, and plays as principal cello for the Saigon Chamber Ensemble, a Vietnamese ensemble that performs western, classical, and Vietnamese cultural music. She was also the principal of the Oakland Youth Orchestra for four years. At UC Berkeley, she plays at the University of California Berkeley’s Symphony Orchestra and has been involved in the University’s Chamber Ensemble as well as its Baroque Ensemble. She also helps manage on-campus and off-campus events for Celli@Berkeley, the university’s only all-cello ensemble as well as performing in solo and quartet pieces for the university's noon concerts.