Hannah Linz joined Utah Symphony in 2017. Previously, she performed with the Dallas Symphony as a Jaap van Zweden Scholar for two seasons. Hannah has also performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, most recently joining them on their 2017 Asia Tour. She has been the first prize winner of competitions including the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s Violin Concerto Competition, the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition for Strings, and the Lansing Symphony Concerto Competition. Hannah has been a participant in many summer festivals including Kent/Blossom, The Quartet Program, Schleswig-Holstein, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and Summit Music Festival.
Hannah began violin lessons at age 3 in Okemos, Michigan, and piano lessons at age 5. She completed a degree at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she held the position of concertmaster and other leadership roles, and studied privately with professors Alexander Kerr, Jorja Fleezanis, and Ik-Hwan Bae.