Prior to Settlement, double bassist Hans Hibbard worked as an Orchestra Director for various school districts around Philadelphia, South Jersey, and Central Jersey. Hans’ students have passed auditions for PMEA All-State Orchestra, PMEA District Orchestras, Youth Orchestra of Bucks County, and Rowan University Youth Orchestra, with his double bass sections always earning top awards. As a native of Philadelphia, Hans graduated from Central High School (262), studied music education at Chestnut Hill College, and earned a masters degree in Double Bass Orchestral/Chamber Performance from Rowan University. In addition to being a passionate educator, Hans is an avid freelancer in various symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, and pit orchestras in the Philadelphia region.

Education: Chestnut Hill College, BS Music Education; Rowan University, MM Double Bass Performance (Classical/Chamber Studies)

Specialties: Viola, Cello, Bass

Divisions: Music Education Pathways