Hannah Humphries – Violin

Specializes In:

Violin

 

Hannah is a recent Violin Performance graduate of the University of Manitoba studying under Oleg Pokhanovski.

Growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Hannah made her debut with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra at the age of sixteen, completing a solo tour with the orchestra as winner of the 2012 Provincial Student Soloist Competition. She was selected as a finalist to represent Manitoba at the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals National Finals in 2014 and 2016, and has won numerous awards through the University of Manitoba, the Winnipeg Music Festival, and the Faculty of Music Prep Studies. Pursuing solo studies across Canada, Hannah is an alumni of the Banff Centre of the Arts (2012), the Vahalla Summer School of Music (2010-2012), and the Rosamunde Summer Music Academy (2012).
An accomplished orchestral musician, she was co-concert master of the Winnipeg Youth Symphony from 2011-2013, and served as concert master of the Manitoba Underground Opera in their 2014 Summer Season. She has secured leadership roles in the University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra for many of their performances during her degree, serving as concert master and principal second violin.

Hannah is a founding member of the Chroma Quartet, a student ensemble formed in 2014. Quickly gaining a reputation as Manitoba’s premier student chamber group, the Chroma Quartet frequently performs in recital throughout Winnipeg, being featured by Virtuosi, the Skywalk Recital Series, the Winnipeg Symphony
Orchestra, and the Simkin Centre Recital Series. A competitive ensemble, the Chroma Quartet was selected to represent Manitoba at the 2016 Canadian Music Competition National Finals.

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