Dr. DALLIN HANSEN holds a DMA degree in violin performance from Arizona
State University, studying with Dr. Katherine McLin. His doctoral work included
studies with Arnold Steinhardt and Ida Kavafian in master class settings and chamber
music with Mark Steinberg. Dr. Hansen also holds a M.M. degree in orchestral
conducting, studying with Kory Katseanes, and a B.M. degree in Music Education,
both from Brigham Young University. Principal teachers include Katherine McLin,
Gerald Elias, Donna Fairbanks, and LaMar Barrus.
Dr. Hansen has performed as a solo artist throughout Utah, Idaho, and Arizona. His
orchestral and chamber music experience includes performance tours of continental
Europe and Russia with the BYU Chamber Orchestra, performances with the Utah
Symphony, and first violinist of the ASU Chamber Players (Arizona State University’s
top mixed chamber ensemble). Currently he performs with Vivaldi Virtuosi, a
professional chamber orchestra in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Hansen teaches applied
violin and music history courses, directs the string pedagogy program, conducts the
Sinfonietta (chamber orchestra), and performs regularly with the Serenata Strings
faculty quartet at Brigham Young University-Idaho.