Änna Hobbs

Handbell Ensemble


Änna earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education at Cairn University, where she studied piano under Samuel Hsu and Kenneth Borrmann, while simultaneously completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible.  Änna began ringing bells in high school and she continued ringing as part of the Cairn University Handbell Choir, where she participated in, rehearsed and directed a select handbell quartet during her junior and senior years.   Änna also participated in Philadelphia Bronze, an advanced auditioned handbell ensemble, for three concert seasons.

Änna is currently the PS-8th grade instrumental and general music teacher at Timothy Christian Academy in Mount Holly NJ.  She conducts the elementary and middle school band and string ensemble, and also directs the middle school choir; additionally, she choreographs and directs two musical productions at the school annually.  Änna teaches piano privately, directs the Ascension Lutheran Church handbell choir based in Newtown, PA, and is working on her piano tuning and repair certification.