electric and acoustic string quartet
Ranya is a multi-genre cellist originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She has spent the last three years living in Santiago, Chile, where she traveled throughout the country playing opera, ballet, and chamber music in various orchestras. In the USA she has performed as a soloist and chamber musician with many orchestras, ensembles, and bands in the area.
Ranya has professional experience in multiple genres including Classical, Jazz, World Music, Electronic, and Rock, incorporating her cell playing into many improvisational and non-traditional settings. She is also an experienced session musician and has recorded cello on numerous albums and songs. As a classical player, she has performed as a soloist with and principal cellist with many orchestras.