Hannah Busse is a folk-pop singer-songwriter, recording artist, worship director, wife, and mom. Ranging from driving to quirky to reflective, Hannah’s songs hold common threads of honest lyrics and captivating melodies driven from the piano. She writes about the inner life, culture, relationships, and parenting.
Named the Madison Area Music Association’s 2018 New Artist of the Year, Hannah’s repute as a
songwriter and performer is on the rise. Hannah's music has been aired on Wisconsin Public Radio's
Simply Folk, WORT FM's Her Infinite Variety, and Max Ink Radio, and has been praised in publications including the Isthmus and The Badger Herald. She has opened for the likes of Leigh Nash, Sara Groves,
Danielle Ate The Sandwich, and The Sea The Sea.
A host of influences have shaped Hannah’s music-making: a Midwestern upbringing with lots of singing around the piano. Years of leading combo bands and choirs. Classical training as a vocalist, pianist, oboist, and choir director. A love for performing and experiencing various genres of music, from folk to classical to gospel to musical theater.
Underneath Our Surface, Hannah’s debut solo EP, is a collection of songs about the hidden desires, wounds, and memories underneath the surface of our ordinary lives.
Hannah and her husband Will live in Madison, Wisconsin with their three young daughters.