Hannah M. Ross

Cello Teacher

Hannah Ross

SAA Member


Strongsville, OH

Hannah Ross’s diverse background includes cello playing, research in musical acoustics, award-winning writing, volunteerism and advocacy, and fundraising. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Music in cello performance and a Bachelor’s of Science in physics at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Possessing a deep love for chamber music, she has studied and performed great works for chamber ensembles by Beethoven, Dvorak, Ravel, Shostakovich, and many others. She has performed in masterclasses for Mihai Tetel, Alan Rafferty, and Daniel Sweaney, and at venues such as the Bop Stop in Cleveland, Ohio, Hilbert Circle Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. Combining her love for music and desire to be active in her community, she performed Kol Nidre at the Jewish High Holiday services for residents of Judson Manor for several years and has played for Beth Israel—The West Temple’s Kol Nidre service since 2020. Her principal music teachers include Dr. Khari Joyner (Baldwin Wallace University), Regina Mushabac (Baldwin Wallace University), Bryan Dumm (Cleveland Orchestra), and Dr. Joanne Erwin (Oberlin College). Her academic pursuits have earned her a place in Baldwin Wallace University’s Dayton C. Miller Honor Society and the Kappa Mu Epsilon Honor Society, the Riemenschneider Bach Institute’s Evelyn A. Gott Scholarship to facilitate a year of independent research during the 2021-22 academic year, as well as BW Physics Department’s 2021 Rahotina Award for Academic Achievement in Physics and 2022 Student Teacher of the Year Award. She is also a student of Dr. Peter Hoekje, studying string instrument acoustics in the Baldwin Wallace Physics program.