California native Frank Hammarin began playing the horn at age 11. He received a Bachelors degree from DePaul University in Chicago where he studied with Jon Boen, Oto Carrillo, and Jim Smelser. Frank went on to receive a Masters degree from The Peabody Institute in Baltimore where he studied with Denise Tryon.
Frank has performed orchestral and chamber music internationally at music festivals and was a fellowship student of John Zirbel for two summers at the Aspen Music Festival. Since 2016 he has been a member of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.