VIOLINIST - GREENLAND
Hanne is a violinist who is well known all over Greenland. She has her degree from the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, where she graduated in 1998. Hanne has been assisting in the symphony orchestras in both Aarhus and Aalborg, and being touring with ensembles in Denmark, Norway and Greenland. From 2003-2015, she was the principal of Nuuk Music School, where she also were employed as violin teacher as well as conducting the string orchestra. Hanne has, among others, founded Agiartartoqatigiit - the string orchestra association in Nuuk. Agiartartoqatigiit is helping to expose string music to the the people of Nuuk.
VIOLIST - ICELAND / NORWAY
Anna Hugadóttir is an Icelandic violist, residing in Norway. She has a BA degree in chamber music and string teaching from Fontys Hogeschool for de Kunsten in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
In recent years she has followed conducting courses at the Norwegian Academy of Music and regularly follows courses on string teaching and playing.
Anna has worked as a violin and viola teacher in Iceland and Norway since 2007. She is also a freelance viola and baroque viola player and has performed a wide range of music with diverse ensembles and orchestras, including several indie and metal bands, theatre music and studio work.