Master of Arts in Performance (Distinction), DipRAM, Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours)
UK born Hannah Black is a versatile and passionate young flautist with a wealth of teaching, orchestral, solo and chamber experience. She is an extremely encouraging and enthusiastic teacher who is dedicated to sharing music with students of all ages. She is a strong believer that being a versatile teacher is the key to successful learning and always adapts lessons to individual students’ needs.
Hannah teaches from both her home (Richmond 3121) and is willing to travel to student’s in surrounding areas. Lessons can last 30, 40 or 60 minutes depending on students age, standard and preference.
Hannah graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, London in 2014 with Distinction on the Master of Arts in Performance programme, the honorary DipRAM (for an outstanding Final Recital) and the Irene Burcher Award for the highest mark in a woodwind final recital. She now balances a successful teaching career alongside freelancing with many professional orchestras.
She has been privileged enough to appear as guest Principal Flute with some of the UK’s leading orchestras including, the English Symphony Orchestra, Shadwell Opera and the Little Orchestra and also frequently performs with the Philharmonia at prestigious venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, London. Equally at home as a soloist, I have performed concertos (Bernstein’s Halil and Vivaldi’s Concerto in G Minor) and given solo and chamber recitals across the UK and Europe. Furthermore, she has worked on several CD recordings including ‘Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen’ with the Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble directed by Sir Trevor Pinnock CBE (Linn Records) and on a Film Score for ‘Museum’s of the New Age’ at the Science Museum, London.
Hannah has over 6 years experience teaching flute and recorder both privately, and as a peripatetic teacher in both Primary and Secondary schools. She works with students of all ages and standards, ranging from age 4 to adults and is confident in finding the path that works for each student.
Hannah has a 100% success rate in preparing students for exams (ABRSM, AMEB) but also understands that they do not suit everyone and therefore will happily work with students towards other goals that aren’t professionally examined.
‘Learning an instrument should first and foremost be fun! I strive to make every bit of the learning process enjoyable whilst also working towards goals to provide a sense of achievement. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions and thank you for taking the time to read my page.’ – Hannah Black
These details were last updated on February 8, 2018