May 12

Teaching Artists


Elizabeth Hanson

Elizabeth Hanson is currently teaching and performing Brazilian music in New York City. As a percussionist she has played with groups like the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Boulder Philharmonic and the American Institute Opera Orchestra in Austria. While living in São Paulo she recorded on a CD of Brazilian music called Espaço Imaginario. Elizabeth has a degree in percussion performance from the University of Michigan and has studied marimba with Keiko Abe in Tokyo and more recently spent two years researching and playing Brazilian folk and instrumental music in São Paulo.