Izzy Hance

Flute

Flute

Elizabeth Hance, more commonly known as Izzy, began studying flute at the age five. She has studied with Dr. Jennie Brown from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Dr. Valerie Watts from the University of Oklahoma, and Terri Sundberg from the University of North Texas. During her time at Wheaton, she was Co-Principal of the Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, a member of the award-winning trio, Futura, and served as Vice-President and President of the Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra Cabinet. After graduating in May 2010, with a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance and Conducting Cum Laude, she became Principal of The University of Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra and The University of Oklahoma Wind Symphony. Izzy was also an active member of The New Century Ensemble.

In addition to her performance contributions, she worked as a Graduate Assistant and served as Treasurer and Vice-President of the Graduate Music Student Association. In May 2011, Izzy won the University of Oklahoma Graduate School Concerto Competition performing the Liebermann Piccolo Concerto with the OU Symphony Orchestra. Upon graduation in 2012, with a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance Magnum Cum Laude, Izzy is continuing her education as a Doctorate of Musical Arts Candidate at The University of North Texas where she is also a member of the UNT Wind Symphony and NOVA.