Emmet Hanick, double bass, began performing with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra during the 2014 season. Incidentally, he reunites with principal bassist David Murray after studying with him in high school at the Indiana String Academy.
Mr. Hanick has appeared with the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Symphonies, the Louisville Orchestra, and innumerable regional ensembles including the Lexington Philharmonic and South Bend Symphony Orchestra. Previously a New World Symphony Fellow, Hanick’s recent performance engagements have included Artosphere: Arkansas’ Arts and Nature Festival in Fayetteville and Ash Lawn Opera in Charlottesville, VA.
Originally from Iowa City, IA, Hanick earned a Bachelor’s of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Albert Laszlo. He continued with an M.M. from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music under Bruce Bransby. As a student, he participated in the Aspen Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, and the Opera and Theater Festival of Lucca, Italy.
Outside of music, Emmet enjoys soccer, podcasts, specialty coffee, seeking the freshest food ingredients, and creating luxurious homemade meals. He resides in Fountain Square with his wife and dog. His instrument is a 2005 Prescott copy made by James Reck.