Biography

About Hannah Haefele

Ms. Haefele has a unique musical background. She started violin at age six, soon moving to piano and to other instruments. Haefele finally started the flute at age 16 and has since become a champion for so called “late starters.”

She earned her Bachelors of Music (BM) in flute performance from Emporia State University in May 2017. While in Emporia, she was a soloist with the Emporia State University Flute Choir. She served as co-principal flute in the ESU Wind Ensemble from October 2016-May 2017.

Also at Emporia, Haefele presented a talk on The History and Development of the Piccolo.

Since graduating from ESU, Haefele has begun working on multiple solo flute and writing projects. The online premiere of her first composition “Gadgets” for solo flute received over 750 views in its first day.¬†She has also been published in The Huffington Post and The Flute View.

Ms. Haefele is also a member of the Kansas City Flute Choir and the Lenexa Community Orchestra.

Haefele is active on Instagram and Facebook, and she is currently preparing for graduate flute auditions.

Outside of music, she works as a bank teller, and she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She believes this experience outside of music is vital to her work promoting music education for adults and adolescents.

Ms. Haefele is a member of the National Flute Association (NFA).