Kristi Hanno

Clarinetist Kristi Hanno, a native Iowan currently based in the Phoenix metropolitan area as a teaching artist, has performed for various communities across the United States, Chile, Panama, and throughout Europe in Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Iceland, and Croatia as both a soloist and as a chamber musician. Discussing and workshopping various topics concerning the clarinet, chamber music, sustainability, interdisciplinary and sociological aspects are what Ms. Hanno enjoys to share with communities of all ages and levels of ability in masterclass and recital settings. As an advocate for utilizing her instrument in all genres of music, Ms. Hanno strives to shatter any traditional assumptions towards what it means to be a musician today. Ms. Hanno participated in the 2019 cohort for the Global Leaders Program, and is currently a candidate for a Doctorate in Clarinet Performance at Arizona State University.