Saina Khaledi was the winner of the Iranian Santour Festival in 2003. She graduated in Music (Bachelors of Arts) from the Tehran Music University in 2007.
Saina has performed in Iran, Austria, Japan, Netherlands, USA and Canada often as a composer, soloist or with groups such as Vashaan Ensemble, Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra (VICO), BC Chinese Music Ensemble (BCCME), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO), etc. She also took part in different music productions and recordings.
She currently teaches Santour at Capilano University, Persian Culture and art institute (Percai) as well as private lessons.