Hannah Duff is a conductor, pianist, soprano, music educator, and yoga instructor based in Rochester, New York. Now pursuing her Master’s degree in choral conducting at the Eastman School of Music, Hannah completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training at Atha Yoga in Rochester during her undergraduate studies.
In addition to teaching for YAM, Hannah teaches yoga at VAULT cycle+fitness in downtown Rochester, and offers workshops on incorporating movement and mindfulness in practice and the classroom at Eastman. She is committed to holding space for all humans to practice self-discovery and intentional care of themselves and their communities, with special focus on helping musicians perform pain-free long-term and reduce performance anxiety.
Hannah is certified as a K-12 New York State music teacher and currently directs a senior choir, as well as teaching private piano lessons. She is an active freelancing soprano, singing for and managing Eastman-Rochester’s professional choir, Voices. She also teaches undergraduate aural skills and has published research on movement as a tool for mindfulness in the general music classroom.