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Hanan Rahman

Hanan Rahman


Hanan Rahman



Hanan Rahman is a freelance horn player based in New York City. She frequently performs with orchestras throughout the northeast, including the New Haven Symphony, Allentown Symphony, Symphony in C, Greenwich Symphony, Cape Symphony, Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic, New Bedford Symphony, York Symphony, and Ridgefield Symphony, where she holds the position of Fourth Horn. She is also serves as principal horn of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, is a member of the Egalitarian Brass chamber ensemble, and has performed as a guest musician with Frisson Ensemble and Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra.

Ms. Rahman recently performed in the world premiere of the opera ICELAND at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, New York's premier Off-Off-Broadway venue, and in the world premiere production of Other World at the Delaware Theatre Company. Other collaborations include Carnegie Hall performances with Audra McDonald, the Grace Church Choral Society, and the New York International Virtuosi Orchestra, as well as oratorio performances with Canterbury Choral Society (Judas Maccabeus), and St. Andrew Music Society (Paulus).

She has performed at summer festivals across Europe, including with the Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra, the Grafenegg Festival Orchestra (Austria) and the Franco-American Vocal Academy Orchestra. In North America, she has held fellowships with the Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Orchestre de la Francophonie, Festival Napa Valley, Mostly Modern Festival, National Music Festival and Marrowstone Music Festival.

Ms. Rahman received a Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance and a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science at Boston University, and had further studies at the Manhattan School of Music and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has studied abroad at the Royal College of Music in London, and attended masterclasses at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and the Voksenåsen Music Academy in Norway. Her teachers include Frøydis Ree Wekre, Michelle Baker, Bernhard Scully, and Eric Ruske.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Boston/New England

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • French Horn



Person of Color?

  • Yes