Hannah Messerschmidt is a native of Buffalo, New York, and has been playing piano since she was four years old. She earned her Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance from Houghton College under the instruction of Dr. William Newbrough (winner of the American Prize in Piano Performance), and received her master’s degree in Collaborative Piano with Dr. Sharon Johnson. Hannah has played piano for several different theaters throughout her college years, including performances of Into the Woods and She Loves Me. As an active performer, Hannah has also toured across the country with various ensembles including the Houghton College Choir, Houghton A Cappella, the Houghton Symphony Orchestra, and the Western New York Fiddle Kids (both as a keyboardist and a fiddle player). She loves teaching music, and is excited to share the joy and the beauty that she has found in various forms of music with others.


Hannah can be personally reached at Hannah.ValottaStudios@gmail.com