Hannah Ishizaki

Hannah Ishizaki, composition (Pittsburgh, PA), is the youngest female composer to have a world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who performed her work City of Bridges in February of 2017. She was named an Emerging Composer by the Tribeca New Music’s Young Composer Competition Division II for Chronicles (2016) and The Hypothetical Machine (2017), which was premiered at the Mata Jr. Festival. In 2015, her orchestral work The Variance of a Trio won the Pittsburgh Philharmonic’s Young Composer Contest and was premiered in March of that year. Hannah has attended the Curtis Summerfest, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival. Hannah currently studies composition with Dr. Robert Beaser and violin with Areta Zhulla at the Juilliard School. Previous Yellow Barn Young Artists Musician participant (2018)