2017 Musicians & FellowsNatasha Hanna

Natasha Hanna is a violinist from Melbourne who is currently in her first year at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). She began learning the violin at the age of three and is fortunate to have been taught from an array of great teachers including Wilma Smith and William Hennessy. 

Natasha is a keen orchestral player and is a casual member of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. She has also been a member of the Australian Youth Orchestra and was Concertmaster of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra. In 2014 Natasha won MYM’s Concerto Competition ‘Virtuosity’ and in 2015 was the recipient of the Hume Emerging Artist Award. Other highlights include performing the Mendelssohn Octet with the Australian Octet.

As well as playing the violin, Natasha has gained her LMusA (with distinction) on piano, enjoys reading and loves doing puzzles!

Image by Pia Johnson

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