Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hannah Stater is a Harp Performance major at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music where she studies with Professor Jody Guinn. There she has also completed secondary private piano lessons with Dr. Zarina Melik Stepanova as an underclassman. At Baldwin Wallace, Stater has performed in several symphonic ensemble concerts and operas including Peter Brook's La Tragdie of Carmen, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, and Mackey's Wine Dark Sea. Stater is the principal harpist of Baldwin Wallace University Symphonic Wind Ensemble with whom she traveled to Carnegie Hall this past February to perform Puts' Millenium Canons, Wagner's Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, and the world premiere of Dr. Clint Needham's Trio Concerto with The Factory Seconds. Stater will be performing Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra with the Baldwin Wallace Symphony Orchestra this upcoming April as well as a few other concerts with the BWs Treble Choir and Symphonic Wind Ensemble.This past December, Stater received the honor of being inducted into the Dayton C. Miller Honor Society for her scholastic achievement in addition to being on the Dean's List for five consecutive semesters. In Spring of 2018, Stater was named the recipient of the Martha Goldsworthy Arnold Talent Scholarship. She was also just recently initiated into the Mu Phi chapter of Mu Phi Epsilona co-educational International Professional Music Fraternity and was elected as the chapters historian. Stater is a founding member and the Logistics Coordinator of Fem ValoreBaldwin Wallace's only all-female a cappella group. Stater will be performing with Fem Valore and in several other musical acts on harp, voice, and piano in her third year at PRISMa student-run, multi-art concert featuring original works by students and other artists. Upon graduation from Baldwin Wallace with a Bachelor of Music Degree, she hopes to pursue a master's degree in Harp Performance.