ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Lynn Hannings

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Name: Lynn Hannings
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Towsley Studio
Presentation Title: Luthier's Track: Luthiery Alternative Materials
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Panel Discussion
Genre: Luthiery

Lynn Hannings is a bassist and a bow maker. As a bassist she studied with Gary Karr and William Rhein at New England Conservatory of Music. She was a member of the Portland Symphony Orchestra for 51 years until her recent retirement. As a bow maker, Lynn studied with William Salchow in New York and Bernard Millant, Paris, France on a Fulbright Scholarship. 

Lynn is on the faculty of the UNH Violin Craftsmanship Institute teaching bow rehair, repair and making.

Conservation has been as important part of Lynn's professional career. She has been the president of the International Pernambuco Conservation Initiative and is presently Vice-President of the Alliance-usa, with the mission of protecting and restoring woods used in traditional instrument and bow making,  

Program (if available): Not Provided