Saran is a student of Josephine Knight Piatti Chair of Cello and a recent Master of Arts Graduate from the Royal Academy of Music. She began her studies at the Academy in 2014 and has recently graduated as a Bachelor of Music. She has performed in many prestigious concerts both at home and abroad and received masterclasses with world-class cellists such as Christoph Richter, Leonid Gorkhov and Sun WongYan. Saran has won numerous first-place awards as a soloist in many competitions and Concerto prizes for outstanding performance of the Elgar and Walton Cello Concerto.
A keen chamber musician, Saran has been a member of many ensembles during her time at the Academy. The most notable was the Leonora Quartet, where they studied under leading chamber musician Levon Chilingirian, The Escher Quartet, Sylvia Rosenberg and the Doric Quartet. They represented the Royal Academy of Music at numerous events and festivals, with their highlight being invited to play at the Kyoto International Music Festival in Japan. Now, a member of the Ora Trio, she is to appear alongside fellow musicians Julia Klimek and Victoria Gill at lunchtime recitals across the UK, including Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and Jesus College Cambridge. Their most recent and notable engagement was being invited to play for HRH Princess Royal with a programme which they will also perform as competitors of the Isaacs and Priani Piano Trio Prize at RAM.
Orchestrally, Saran has toured many countries and performed in some of the World's most prestigious Venues. As Principal Cellist of NYOW, countries toured include Germany, Switzerland, China, Japan and the UK. This summer, she has been invited as Principal Cellist of the OFE, to tour Europe with some of London's finest young musicians, playing an extensive programme of chamber repertoire. Saran will also appear at the BBC Proms this year, playing with ASO under Edward Gardner.
As an emerging session musician, Saran is quickly becoming successful in recording with new and upcoming artists such as SuRie (Eurovision 2018 UK representative) and successful pop band, Snowpatrol, making her debut album credit on their newly released album “Wildness”. She was thrilled to have been invited to record with world-famous artist and musician, Nile Rodgers at Abbey Road Studios. She also gained her first experience recording with the London Symphony Orchestra at Angel Studios earlier this year.
Saran has recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music gaining a Distinction in her
Master of Arts Degree.