Dr. Frederick Hanna
Main Office: Lied Education Center - Room 101
Music Office: Lied Education Center - Room 212B
Doctor of Musical Arts
New England Conservatory of Music
Master of Music
Bachelor of Science in Education
University of Arkansas
Frederick Hanna is the Fine and Performing Arts Department Chair at Creighton University where he conducts the Creighton University Symphonic Band and University Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Hanna holds degrees from the University of Arkansas, Northwestern University and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
Dr. Hanna has composed the musical score to Lewis & Clark Part One: Manifest Destiny, a musical theater production which was produced at Creighton University as well as Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington. He has also composed the musical score to 'King of Kings' for the Robert M. Gewald Management in New York City.
With several compositions to his credit, Dr. Hanna composed the 'Suite for Symphonic Band' which includes 'Fantasy on the Blue and the Gold', 'Scherzo', and 'Soundtrack'. Dr. Hanna recently premiered his First Symphony, subtitled the 'Nanjing Symphony' in the Spring of 2011 with the Creighton University Symphony Orchestra. The world premiere of his First Symphony will take place at the Nanjing Arts Institute, Nanjing, China in May 2013 with Dr. Hanna conducting.
The premiere of his 'Processus de Facundia (The Procession of the Faculty)' took place at the Installation Ceremony of Creighton University's new president in the Fall of 2011.
Compositions are available exclusively from Aux Arcs Music, Fayetteville, Arkansas. www.auxarcsmusic.com
He is married to his wife, Laurie and has four children, Kristin, Kevin, Megan and Brian.
A Creighton Exhibition - In Process
Symphony No. 3 (Beijing) - In process
Symphony No. 2 (Shanghai) - 2012
Processus de Facundia - 2011
Hunting Wabbits, transcription - 2010
Symphony No. 1 (Nanjing) - 2010
Celebration Fanfare - 2002
Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble
Suite for Symphonic Band - 2007
Fantasy on the Blue and the Gold
Cabarrus County Overture - 2007
Mission Symphonic March - 2005
Laurel Brigade - 2002
A Spring Fanfare - 2002
Where Rainbows Fly - 2000
Contrasts - 1999
Procession (Violin/Viola) - 2001
Fanfare No. 1 (Trumpet Duet) - 2001
Scherzo (Woodwind Quintet) - 1999
Blue Eyes (Voice/Piano) - 1999
King of Kings (Manuscript) 2004/5
Lewis & Clark Manifest Destiny: Part One - 2003
Yankee Doodle - 1998 (1980/1)