Hannah Smith is native of Atlanta, GA and currently resides in the Washington D.C. area. Hannah has been recognized for her rich tone and expressive playing. She is an educator and performer that promotes a positive and inclusive musical environment and experience.
She has served as a guest artist with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Opera, and Marble City Opera, while also performing regularly around the East Tennessee Area from since 2014. Hannah was a part of a 2015 European Tour with the Georgia Ambassadors of Music that performed in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. She has been featured with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Horn Choir at both the 2015 International Horn Symposium in Los Angelos and the 2018 International Horn Symposium in Muncie, Indiana. She was featured in the Southeastern Honor's Horn Choir in 2016 with who she recorded Rossini's "La Danza" at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, TN. In 2018, she served as Principal Horn for Interharmony International Music Festival in Acqui Terme, Italy. Hannah's professional horn quartet "Hornucopia" will be featured at the 2019 International Horn Symposium in Ghent, Belgium.
Hannah received her Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and is currently attending the University of Maryland to earn a Master of Music in Horn Performance. Her primary teachers include Dr. Katie Johnson, Gregory Miller, and Philip Munds.