Miss. Hannah Gebhard

Cello, Violin, Viola Teacher

Hannah Gebhard

SAA Member

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Naugatuck, CT
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Ms. Hannah Gebhard is a Cellist and Suzuki Teacher currently based in Hartford, CT. Growing up in Saratoga Springs, NY, she started her musical journey at 6 years old on piano and began playing cello in 4th grade. Ms. Gebhard attended SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music beginning in 2011 with a major in Music Education, graduating cum laude with a degree in cello performance in 2015. While at Crane, she studied cello with Dr. Brian Carter and Professor Emeritus Dr. Mathias Wexler.

Ms. Gebhard has participated in multiple summer music festivals. Beginning when she was hired as the orchestral pit cellist for the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth MA, learning and performing a total of nine musicals over one summer. She also participated in NYU’s Summer Chamber Music Program where she studied with the renowned cellist Marion Feldman and worked with chamber coach Professor Shmuel Katz. Most recently Ms. Gebhard was able to spend her summer in her hometown, as a counselor at the NYSSSA School of Orchestral Studies at Skidmore College, where she enjoyed mentoring young musicians and coaching two chamber ensembles.

Ms. Gebhard received her master’s degree from the Hartt School of Music in spring 2018, majoring in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. She studied cello with Professor Mihai Tetel and Grammy Nominated Cellist Terry King. She is receiving her Suzuki Training from Nancy Hair and is certified in Suzuki books 1-7. Outside of her academic endeavors, Ms. Gebhard enjoys a thriving lesson studio, teaching Violin, Viola and Cello Lessons in Music & Arts in East Hartford, and Middlesex Music Academy in Middletown, CT. She has been teaching privately for 8 years and has experience with students of all ages and abilities.

For More information, check out her website at www.hgcellist.com