Cellist Anna Hurt is a devoted performer and teacher. Driven by her love of music, Anna
teaches at several locations in the greater Cleveland area while performing across the nation.
Admired for her chamber music performances, Anna co-founded the award winning Autana
Trio, with whom she won the bronze medal at the 2015 Fischoff National Chamber Music
Competition. She is a founding member of the Mosa String Quartet and the Cleveland Cello
Quartet with whom she performs frequently around the Cleveland area.
Believing that education on all levels is essential to the future of classical music, Anna is
passionately involved in teaching the next generation of musicians and music lovers. Sought
after for her experience and charismatic personality, Anna teaches in her own private studio and
at the Music Settlement in University Circle.
Born into a musical family, Anna fell in love with the cello at a young age and began studying
with her mother at the age of four. In 2009, she was accepted to the Cleveland Institute of Music
studying with Cavani Quartet cellist, Merry Peckham. Anna continued at CIM to receive her
masters degree in Cello Performance where she studied under Grammy Nominated cellist,
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Download article as PDF by David Kulma The towering Trinity mosaic behind the altar at Collinwood’s St. Jerome Church was an apt image to frame CityMusic Cleveland’s 15th season opener on Wednesday, October 24. Featuring violinist Tessa Lark and cellist Edward Arron, this peripatetic orchestra led by music director Avner Dorman elivened this holy space […]
With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)