Eric Hanson

Artist Affiliate, low strings and Director of the Berry College Symphony Orchestra

Department: Fine Arts
Phone: 706-236-2213
Fax: 706-238-7847
Campus Box: 309
Location: Ford 206

Short Bio

Eric Hanson has been a member of the Chattanooga Symphony since 1994. Prior to coming to Chattanooga Mr. Hanson served as Principal Bassist with the Huntsville Symphony and was an active musician in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, performing frequently as a substitute with the Milwaukee Symphony. In addition to his duties with the Chattanooga Symphony Mr. Hanson frequently performs with other ensembles in the region including the Huntsville, Rome and Bryon Symphony Orchestras. As a teacher Mr. Hanson has students from beginner to college levels. Currently he is the Instructor of Double Bass at the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga, Instructor of Double Bass at the Cadek Conservatory in Chattanooga, Instructor of Low Strings at Berry College in Rome, Ga. and maintains a private teaching studio in the Chattanooga area. In the fall of 2010 Mr. Hanson began doctoral studies at the Shenandoah Conservatory where his research interest is contra bass stringed instruments during the time of Haydn and Mozart focusing on the five stringed violone.