Hannah Harnest


Piano (Online only)


Royal Academy of Music, London (BM)
Royal Academy of Music, London (MM)
New York University (AC)

About teacher

Hannah Harnest, “excellent” (, Harry Rolnick), has played as both a soloist with orchestras in Europe, under Marzio Conti and Daniel Grossmann, and as a chamber musician and vocal accompanist, appearing at the ‘Gasteig’ Philharmonic Hall (Munich), Wigmore Hall (London), Center for Jewish History and National Sawdust (New York), Harris Concert Hall (Aspen), and the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson). An invited resident at international festivals – Songfest Los Angeles (2019), Aspen Music Festival (2018), Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts (2016), and Encuentro de Música y Academia de Santander (2015) – she was a semi-finalist at both ‘Das Lied’ (Heidelberg) and the international ‘Wigmore Hall Song Competition’ (London). In the fall of 2020, Hannah Harnest created the virtual “Music for Thought Series,” which has successfully combined highly acclaimed performances and interviews with young artists, and which has been supported by a major grant from the German Consulate in New York. Hannah Harnest was educated at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, and both the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music in London, and also trained as a journalist at Columbia University. In Fall 2019, she came to NYU Steinhardt to pursue an Advanced Certificate in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, where she became a member of the Adjunct Faculty in both Piano and Vocal Studies. Concurrently, she has been teaching children of all ages and levels through Music to Your Home in New York City.

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