Hanna Hjort was educated at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, with additional studies abroad in New York and Stockholm.
Hanna Hjort has been associated with the Royal Danish Academy of Music since 1985 and has since 2005 been an associate professor.
She was employed by the Opera Choir in Stockholm 1980-82 and from 1982-2005 a member of the Danish Radio Chamber Choir.
Hanna Hjort has an extensive concert experience from home and abroad both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. She has made soloist at a number of festivals for new music.
She teaches the course "Masterclasses in Burgundy" at the Chateau de Promenois near Dijon.
Hanna Hjorts educational work extends beyond the Royal Danish Academy of Music: She also teaches at the MGK as an important asset in the recruitment of Danish students to the music academies.