From Fredericton, New Brunswick, Hanna is a bass trombonist based in Toronto. She recently graduated with high distinction from the University of Toronto with a Master’s degree in Performance. Before her Master’s, Hanna received her Bachelor of Music degree with a Minor in English from Mount Allison University. She is the recipient of many awards for both performance and academia. Most recently, she received the New Brunswick Arts Council Classical Music Scholarship, the Ina Mitton Prize for Excellence in Winds and Brass, and is the two-time winner of the prestigious Mary McKean Scholarship. She has also demonstrated her abilities as a researcher and writer through an Independent Student Research Grant and by winning the coveted Canadian Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) in 2020. She currently performs with Orchestra Toronto, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, and the Scarborough Philharmonic. When not rehearsing and performing, Hanna can often be found playing board games, reading, or knitting socks for friends and family.