Cellist Anna Hurt is a devoted performer and teacher. Driven by her love of music, Anna teaches at several locations in the greater Cleveland area while performing across the nation. Admired for her chamber music performances, Anna co-founded the award winning Autana Trio, with whom she won the bronze medal at the 2015 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Anna believes that education on all levels is essential to the future of classical music. Sought after for her experience and charismatic personality, Anna is passionately involved in teaching the next generation of musicians and music lovers around the Cleveland area.
Born into a musical family, Anna fell in love with the cello at a young age and began studying with her mother at the age of four. In 2009, she was accepted to the Cleveland Institute of Music studying with Cavani Quartet cellist, Merry Peckham. Anna continued at CIM to receive her masters degree in Cello Performance where she studied under Grammy Nominated cellist, Sharon Robinson.