Hannah Fuller is a music educator originally from Iowa. She live in the Orlando area and has been teaching since 2013. Ms. Hannah has worked with students from 2 years old to 70 years old and believes that no two students are alike. Each one will have their own goals, strengths, and weaknesses and it is the teacher’s job to tailor their teaching to fit the student’s needs, as well as continually spark joy with music.
Ms. Hannah started studying Suzuki violin at the age of 4 and was your standard Suzuki kid; she memorized all the repertoire, went to group classes, and attended summer institutes in addition to private lessons. It wasn’t until her sophomore year of high school that she fell in love with music. At this point she realized the beauty that can be created both in playing well by oneself and with others.
Throughout middle school, high school, and summers in college, Hannah studied with violinist John Schultz. In high school, Hannah attended the Preucil School of Music. There she was a part of the advanced performing group Espressivo Strings under Doris Preucil. She completed the Velay Certificate Program, an intensive study in theory and musicianship, keyboard, and chamber music in addition to regular lessons and orchestra membership.
Hannah received her Bachelor's in Music Education degree from Coe College, where she was awarded the full-tuition Marshall Scholarship. She completed Suzuki teacher training at the American Suzuki Institute as well as the Chicago Suzuki Institute and has been Suzuki teacher certified in Violin books 1-3.
In Iowa, Hannah worked with the Harmony School of Music for 6 years, where she taught private Suzuki violin and viola lessons, Suzuki group classes, and coached chamber groups. Hannah taught middle school orchestra for 2 years and directed/conducted the Eastern Iowa String Orchestra and Eastern Iowa Junior Orchestra.
In 2014, Hannah received the Phoebe Sherman Haman Award from the Beethoven Club of Cedar Rapids for excellence in music performance and continuing study. In 2017, Hannah won 1st place in the CCSO Concerto Competition and was awarded the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Award for the Outstanding Senior Music Education Major and Charles Bart Houser '47 Memorial Music Award.
In her free time, Hannah likes to spend time with her husband, daughter, and 3 Australian Shepherds as well as explore nature, garden, and grow her indoor jungle.