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Hannah Harrow

Soprano Hannah Harrow, a native of Rochester, NY, has been praised for her “brightness, enthusiasm and directness” (Graham Johnson), as well as her “vocal strength” and “radiant expression” (The Lake Placid News). She received her BM (’15) and MM (’18) in Vocal Performance from the Eastman School of Music in the studio of Robert Swensen, and recently began her Doctoral studies in the studio of Kathryn Cowdrick. Hannah made her European Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Estates Theater in Prague in the summer of 2019. Her notable roles with the Eastman Opera Theater include Tonina in Salieri’s Prima le parole e poi la musica, Noemie in Massenet’s Cendrillon, and Miss Pinkerton in Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief. She covered Donna Elvira in EOT’s 2019 production of Don Giovanni, Suor Angelica in Puccini’s Suor Angelica, and Carmela in Umberto’s Mese Mariano. In 2017, she won second prize in the Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition, adjudicated by renowned collaborative pianist and scholar Graham Johnson, and was again finalist in the competition in May of 2019. During the summers, Hannah regularly sings a variety of operatic, musical theater and concert repertoire with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta, and is a featured artist on their 100th Anniversary recording. Hannah teaching experience spans the musical theater, pop and classical genres. She is on the voice faculty at the Eastman Community Music School, and also works as a Teaching Assistant for the Eastman Voice and Opera Department.