Hanna Rumora, cellist, is a founding member of Room 1078, a string quartet committed to commissioning, premiering, and recording new works. Hanna has performed with Eighth Blackbird and members of the Silk Road Ensemble, as well as recording alongside the JACK Quartet. As a cross-genre artist, Hanna has performed with varied artists from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra to Michael Bublé and a Beatles Tribute band. You can hear her on the GRAMMY-nominated album Sila: The Breath of the World and Room 1078’s debut album, By the Skin of Our Teeth. She recently won the American Prize in Chamber Music with Quartet Granitique and performs in a cello quartet, Hole in the Floor. Hanna is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa.
Hanna's favorite activities outside of playing the cello include petting her three cats, stargazing, and learning to play the banjo.