Cellist, Hannah Holman joined the New York City Ballet in the Fall of 2012. Prior to joining the ballet,
Hannah was cellist of the Maia String Quartet in residence at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
From 2002 to 2012 she was a member of their faculty and taught cello and chamber music.
In addition to the ballet, Hannah currently is the principal cellist of the Quad City Symphony, and travels internationally with the string trio “Trio 826” that she founded, with her duo partner, pianist Réne Lecuona.
Hannah studied at the Eastman School of Music and Michigan State University, where she completed her Bachelor of Music degree. She earned her Master of Music Degree with Fritz Magg at the New England Conservatory. Her musical education began at age 5 with her grandmother, whose 1925 Becker cello she plays today.
Passionate about teaching, she maintains a private studio in New York as well as in Iowa city, and is Secretary of the New York Cello Society.
Hannah has recently started a Youtube series highlighting the life and work of women cellists from the past. She actively lives the “Tale of Two Cities”, and divides her time between New York City and Iowa City. For more information please visit her at www.hannahholmancello.com