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Schubert, Violin Sonata, D. 574 "Duo", Allegro Moderato --with Robin Scott, violin
Photograph by Ciaran Whyte
Hannah Shields has performed throughout the United States, both as a soloist and a chamber musician. She was a soloist in Carnegie Hall, under the baton of Itzhak Perlman, and has performed in such venues as Weill Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Metropolitan Museum and the Seattle Opera House. She has collaborated with many distinguished musicians, including Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zuckerman, Andre Emelianoff, Barbara Stein Mallow, and Myung-Wha Chung. A laureate of the YKAA International Piano Competition, the Fite Young Artist Competition, and the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition, she has participated in the Banff Chamber Music Festival, the Yellow Barn Music Festival, Taos School of Music, and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. She recently appeared with violinists Yura Lee, in Seoul, South Korea, and Robin Scott, at Weill Hall in New York City.
Ms. Shields studied with Daniel Shapiro at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she received the Arthur Loesser prize in piano performance and the Carmen Mihalache Dimulescu Memorial Award for outstanding collaborative achievement. She did graduate study with Claude Frank at Yale University, and Vivian Hornik Weilerstein at New England Conservatory. Her chamber music coaches have included Paul Katz, Lawrence Lesser, Pamela Frank, Kim Kashkashian, Donald Weilerstein, Lucy Chapman, Joel Krosnick, and Robert Mann. She lives in Boston, MA, and in her free time she enjoys photography and South Indian cooking.
© 2008 Hannah Shields