The pianists Amy and Sara Hamann have won international recognition, captivating audiences and critics alike wherever they appear. As winners of the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies’ Concerto Competition, Amy and Sara made their professional début at the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, MN.
They have been featured artists with the Minnesota Orchestra under the baton of Osmo Vänskä, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, the Carlos Moseley Chamber Music Series, the Oslo International Music Festival, as well as the Quebec International Duo-Piano Festival.
Frequently, their performances have been broadcast on national and international television and radio, including NPR’s Performance Today and Studio 360.
Amy and Sara Hamann are the first American duo to win the Absolute First Prize in the Fryderyk Chopin Concorso Pianistico Internazionale held in Rome, first prize in the International Grieg Competition, and first prize of the Ellis Competition for duo-pianists. The Hamann Sisters are under the tutelage of Alexander Braginsky.