Hannah Vinzens was born in Munich in 1988 and lived in Kassel from 1995, taking up the cello at 8 years of age after a musically rich childhood. In 2003 she became a student of Gavriel Lipkind, whose exceptional teaching had a defining influence in her early years and whose continued tutelage inspires her to this day.

She began gathering performance experience at an early age, playing chamber music with her brothers Noah Vinzens and Caspar Vinzens who are all performing artists now.

At the age of 17, Vinzens received a scholarship from the Stiftung zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Kultur foundation (Germany) for one year's study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She was selected to play a recital in the Wales Millennium Hall and was activ performing over the country.

She earned her Bachelors degree at the Hochschule für Musik Basel (Switzerland) in the class of Rafael Rosenfeld, followed by her Master specialized in Performance at the University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria) with Enrico Bronzi, which she finished with destiniction in summer 2013. Alongside her formal studies, regular tuition with Uzi Wiesel (Israel, Australia) since 2006 has provided crucial impetus to her musical development. In 2008 she spent the summer in Boston taking private lessons with Bernard Greenhouse.

Chamber music has been a special passion of hers for many years, and she has given concerts in recent times both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, appearing at various festivals in Germany and abroad. In 2011 she was invited to play and teach in Japan. Vinzens' development as a musician has seen her attend master-classes in Germany, Israel, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, England and the United States, under such renowned tutors as Uzi Wiesel, Bernard Greenhouse, Thomas Demenga and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. Additionally, she enriches her education as a chamber musician with input from Sergio Azzoline, Gerard Wyss and Rainer Schmidt.

Vinzens plays a neapolitan cello dating from 1793, which has been generously placed at her disposal by the Donata Foundation.

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