Hannah Frey

Hannah Frey

Teacher of Applied Music, Violin
MM, Cleveland Institute of Music
BM, Cleveland Institute of Music
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1032
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Hannah teaches violin lessons for the music department.

    Violinist Hannah Frey is a freelance musician in St Louis. She has performed as a soloist with groups including the Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Spartanburg Symphony. She has performed on concerts throughout Europe, the Cayman Islands, and the United States, from a concert at Union Hall in Brooklyn, a concert on the Holiday Metrolink Train in St Louis, to a concert in the cancer ward of a hospital in Phoenix.

    Hannah is first violinist of the Perseid Quartet and a member of Third Millennium World’s Fair. She plays regularly with the Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis, Union Avenue Opera Orchestra, and with visiting shows at the Fox Theater. In addition, Hannah has performed with many other area ensembles including the St Louis Symphony, the MUNY Orchestra, Opera Edwardsville, Chamber Project St Louis, and was Concertmaster of Winter Opera St Louis for over a decade.  

    Hannah played the role of “The Fiddler” for OnSite Theatre’s Production of “The Runaway Cupcake.” She worked with the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis on improvising, composing, and recording the music for their traveling production of the show, titled “The Last Cupcake,” and then in a similar role as improviser and composer with the St Louis University’s radio production of A Winter’s Tale. Hannah is also a proponent of new music and recently performed works by John Orfe at the “Outside the Box” Festival at Southern Illinois University. 

    Hannah is a dedicated educator. In addition teaching at Washington University of St Louis, she teaches in the Elementary Strings Program in the Kirkwood Schools and has a large private studio at her home. Hannah has had an article published in the American String Teacher Journal, titled “Techie Teacher Truths: Using Technology in the Studio '' and writes regular sheet music reviews for the American String Teacher Journal and the American Music Teacher Journal.

    Hannah received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music with Linda Cerone and William Preucil.