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Violinist Erynn Hangen performs as a soloist and collaborative musician in the metro-DC area. Her repertoire ranges from masterpieces of the classical music tradition to celebrated works from the 20th century to edgy new-century compositions. Recently, she performed as a soloist in the Pan American Camerata at the Argentinian Embassy. She also performed Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with violinist Gabe Bolkosky at Alexandria's Convergence and has appeared as a soloist in several recitals given at the Peabody Conservatory’s Griswold Hall in Baltimore. She performs in quartets in and around Washington D.C. and Baltimore and enjoys collaborating with many musicians in the area.
Her orchestral experience includes performing with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, the McLean Orchestra, the Pan American Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute Festival Orchestra, the Utah Philharmonia, and the National Symphony Orchestra Festival Orchestra. She has performed in numerous venues, including Washington's Kennedy Center and Lisner Hall, Baltimore’s Friedberg Hall, Griswold Hall, Cohen-Davison Hall, the Salt Lake City Tabernacle, Abravanel Hall, Dumke Recital Hall, Thomson Recital Hall, and Kingsbury Hall, as well as several locations across Europe and South America.
Erynn Hangen maintains a studio in Falls Church, VA, where she teaches both private and group lessons to more than 15 students. She has more than 12 years professional teaching experience and teaches students ages 3 through 18. Erynn enjoys continuing her training as a teacher, and is currently Suzuki-certified in Books 1-8. She completed her certification with Carrie Reuning-Hummel, Mark Mutter, Teri Einfeldt, Allen Lieb, Linda Fiore, and local legend Ronda Cole. She has also studied pedagogical techniques with Rebecca Henry at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. In April 2014 she attended the Peabody Violin Pedagogy Weekend and was able to meet with many teachers there including Brenda Brenner, Darcy Drexler, and Mimi Zweig.
Erynn earned the Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of Utah, where she studied with Leonard Braus. In May 2014, she completed her Master of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory where she was a protégé of the distinguished faculty artist Violaine Melançon.