Cellist Hanna Rumora has established her reputation as a versatile artist who approaches old and new works with commitment and curiosity. 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. She is a founding member of Room 1078, a string quartet committed to commissioning, premiering, and recording new works. You can hear her play on the Grammy-nominated album Sila: The Breath of the World, as well as 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 on the Candlelight Concert Series throughout the Midwest. Hanna is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa.
Her favorite activities outside of playing the cello include petting her three cats, stargazing, and playing the banjo.