Violist Hannah Levinson is committed to performing music written in the past 50 years. She has worked with composers such as Christian Wolff, Jason Eckardt, JohnHeiss and Mohammed Fairouz, and performs regularly with Ensemble Moto Perpetuo, the Mimesis Ensemble and the TACTUS ensemble. Based in New York City, Levinson has played in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, Merce Cunningham Studios, the DiMenna Center and The Stone, as well as in Boston’s Jordan Hall. In the past year she commissioned two works for solo viola and is passionate about continuing to collaborate with living composers. Levinson also has an active career as a teacher in New York City and Westchester County.
Currently finishing her master of music in Contemporary Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, Hannah graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory with degrees in both Russian and East European studies and viola performance. Her primary teachers include Nadia Sirota, Martha Strongin Katz and Karen Ritscher.