Mary Hammann
Violist and Teacher

Violist, Mary Hammann… an especially strong ensemble player... with a passion so convincing." 
New York Newsday

“Polished and beautifully performed performance.”
New York Times


  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1992-present)
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Solisti New York, principal

 Chamber Music

  • Aureole Trio
    (Flute, Viola, Harp), Founding Member (1987-present)
    Fischoff Int’l Chamber Music Competition, 1989 Prize Winner          
    Naumburg Chamber Music Competition, 1990 Finalist
    Recorded 11 CDs on Koch/Entertainment One
  • New Amsterdam Ensemble (2002-Present)
  • Seacliff Chamber Players
  • New York Philomusica
  • Goliard Ensemble
  • Chamber Sound
  • Access Chamber Ensemble
  • Omni Ensemble

 Interdisciplinary collaborations

  • Solisti for Mostly Mozart with Lar Lubovitch Dancers, Avery Fisher, concerto soloist
  • Teaching and performing collaborations with Tony Thatcher, choreographer and Crissman Taylor, musician of Artist in Balance


  • Curtis Institute of Music, B.M.   
  • Mannes College of Music, M.M. 
  • Studied with Karen Tuttle, Walter Trampler, Michael Tree


  • Aureole Trio (Flute, Viola, Harp), numerous recordings on the Koch label
  • Metropolitain Opera
  • Rihanna, David Bowie, Queen Latifah, Rod Stewart, Patti Labelle, Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Ute Lemper, Diana Krall
  • David Letterman Show
  • Late Night With Conan O’Brian
  • The Awful Truth with Michael Moore
  • Holiday in New York, Bravo with Aureole Trio and Heidi Grant Murphy 

Link: Aureole Trio

 Mary Hammann

Mary Hammann