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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Hannah Hickman

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Name: Hannah Hickman
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Duo Opal
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio: Hannah Hickman is a saxophonist and music educator residing in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Achieving success as a soloist, she was selected from a national pool of applicants as a Yamaha Young Performing Artist in 2017. She was named winner of the University of Minnesota Concerto Competition and second prizewinner in the IX Pan-American Classical Saxophone Competition in Mexico City. As an educator, Hannah has enjoyed her experience teaching elementary general music, private lessons, and middle and high school woodwind sections, including the saxophones of the Minnesota All-State Band. Hannah is currently a master’s student at the University of Michigan, where she studies saxophone with Timothy McAllister. She holds a bachelor’s degree with high distinction in saxophone performance and music education from the University of Minnesota, where she was a student of Eugene Rousseau and Preston Duncan. 

Other Performers / Participants


BethAnne Kunert

Alto Saxophone


BethAnne Kunert is a saxophonist based in Detroit, Michigan. She has performed as a featured soloist with orchestras including the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, Midland Symphony, Royal Oak Symphony, and the University of Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra. BethAnne is founder and saxophonist of Virago, an all-female contemporary music and improvisation sextet which performs throughout Michigan. Enthusiastic about contemporary music, BethAnne has performed with the University of Michigan’s Contemporary Directions Ensemble, Creative Arts Orchestra, on New Music Detroit’s Strange Beautiful Music Festival, and has premiered several new works by composers including George Lewis, Nina Shekhar, and Harriet Steinke. BethAnne holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Central Michigan University. Her primary teachers have been Timothy McAllister and John Nichol. Aside from being a performer, BethAnne is a Development Associate at ArtOps, and maintains a private studio of elementary through high school saxophone students.

Hannah Hickman

Soprano and Alto Saxophone

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Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Urban Development Nina Shekhar 6
Trenches Oliver Hickman 7
Change of State Molly Jones 5