American violinist Hannah Ruth MacLean is an avid performer of solo, chamber, and orchestral music and has given performances across the United States and Canada. As a devoted chamber musician, Ms. MacLean is a founding member of the Cheng-MacLean duo. Ms. MacLean has performed with a variety esteemed musicians including Rachel Barton Pine, Philip Chiu, Marina Thibeault, David Kalhous, Lambert Chen, Paul Zafer, and Julie Trudeau. Ms. MacLean serves as the principal second violinist of the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, section violinist of the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and was concertmaster of the Florida State University Opera orchestra Spring 2019 production.
Ms. MacLean is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Music in Violin Performance at Florida State University, where she is a graduate teaching assistant to Dr. Shannon Thomas. She holds a Master of Music in Violin Performance from the Schulich School of Music at McGill University and a Bachelor of Music Education from Wheaton College where she studied with Violaine Melançon, Felicia Moye, and Paul Zafer.
As a dedicated pedagogue, Ms. MacLean coaches chamber music and teaches undergraduate music students at Florida State University and is a violin sectional coach for the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra. In the summers, Ms. MacLean is artist-faculty for the Tutti Chamber Music Summer Festival Program in Wheaton, Illinois.