Marian Hahn

Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University

United States

Marian Hahn has been a member of the piano and chamber music faculties at the Peabody Conservatory since 1987, and currently holds the Singapore Conservatory of Music Chair in Piano. She was instrumental in the founding of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at the National University of Singapore and was in residence there during the fall semester of 2007. During her trips to Asia, Ms. Hahn has performed and given master classes in Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, China, and Thailand. She has also given master classes throughout the United States and has served as a competition juror, most notably at the Geneva International Piano competition, Concert Artists Guild, MTNA national competition, Fischoff Chamber Music, and Hilton Head International.

Hahn’s career as a performer, evenly balanced between solo and chamber music appearances, has taken her to 48 states, Europe and Asia. Her solo career was advanced by top prizes in the International Leventritt Competition and the Concert Artists Guild auditions, which led to her New York debut and “Encore” recitals at Weill Hall.

Among the orchestras with which she has given solo performances are the Cleveland Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and the Jacksonville Symphony (five engagements). Hahn has also performed in prestigious recital series in Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis and New York. Critically acclaimed European tours have taken her to England, France, Italy, Holland, Belgium, and Germany.

As a chamber musician, Hahn has participated in the Marlboro, Sedona, Rockport, and Grand Canyon festivals, and was a long-time faculty artist at the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Maine. A founding member of the Amabile Piano Quartet, recording on the Summit label, she also toured extensively as a member of the Amadeus Trio, recording on the Kleos label. She has also participated in the Summit, Interharmony, and most recently in the Virtuoso e Bel Canto summer music festivals.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College with a major in Comparative Religion, Hahn received her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School. Her teachers have included John Perry, Ilona Kabos, Leon Fleisher, and Benjamin Kaplan.