HANNAH CONTRERAS

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Hannah Contreras, a senior from Wellesley College/MIT, is concentrating in Biochemistry/Theoretical Mathematics. As an undergraduate, she conducts research in biomedical engineering for the Langer Lab, MIT. 

She studied George Balanchine classical ballet under Ballet Masters: Mario Nugara, City of Angels Ballet (CAB) and Thordal Christensen, Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) & Ballet Mistresses: Jill Voznick, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB) and Maria Vegh, Julliard; nationally  acclaimed and prominent master ballet teacher. 

She's proud to spend her time playing to the beat of her own drum for the Harvard University Band (HUB). She has also developed her skills as a percussionist for both Harvard-Radcliffe and MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Orchestras under the guidance and tutelage of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Principal Timpanist and Wellesley College Music Professor, Craig McNutt.

She's honored to be singing in German for the 26th anniversary production of Johann Strauss II's classic operetta, Die Fledermaus

Upon graduation, Ms. Contreras plans to pursue an MD/PhD.