Anna Bowman Hurt

Adjunct Instructor of Cello

Department/Affiliation: Music
Office Address: Scheide

Cellist Anna Bowman 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. She is a founding member of the Mosa String Quartet and the Cleveland Cello Quartet with whom she performs frequently around the Cleveland area.

Believing that education on all levels is essential to the future of classical music, Anna is passionately involved in teaching the next generation of musicians and music lovers. Sought after for her experience and charismatic personality, Anna teaches at The College of Wooster, at the Music Settlement in University Circle, and maintains her own private music studio.

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.