HANNAH HOLMAN is the cellist of the Maia Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Iowa. Hannah began her professional career in England, playing with the English String Orchestra under Yehudi Menuhin and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Simon Rattle. An active chamber musician, she was a founding member of the Beaumont Piano Trio, which performed recitals around the United States and England, and was also founded Quadrivinium, a music ensemble in residence at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She has an active solo career, performing solo recitals and with orchestras in Michigan, Virginia, Georgia and Iowa. Additionally, Ms. Holman was invited to and participated in the Pablo Casals Cello competition in Germany and the Luis Sigall Cello Competition in Chile. Ms. Holman has served on faculties of the Worcester College (UK), Michigan State University Community School and Virginia Union University. In her orchestral career, she has been assistant principal cellist of the Richmond Symphony, the Michigan Chamber Orchestra, the American Sinfonietta and performed with the Grand Tetons Festival Orchestra. Hannah has just recently won a position as principal cellist of the Quad Cities Symphony. She studied at the Eastman School of Music and Michigan State University, where she completed her Bachelor of Music degree and obtained her Master of Music Degree with Fritz Magg at the New England Conservatory.