Hannah Shilvock

Published : 06/23/2022 12:25:07
Categories : zArtists , zCLARINET , zP - T


Hannah is a clarinet and bass clarinet specialist, and woodwind doubler based in London.

Hannah is a BG France and RATstands artist, and has recently published her arrangement of Debussy’s Cello Sonata arr. for bass clarinet and piano, with Alea Publishing. Hannah completed a Masters in Bass Clarinet Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with distinction in 2020, where she was a scholar for the two years. In 2019, Hannah was a finalist in the first ever Silverstein Global Clarinet Contest, and has been named one of their ‘artists of the next generation’. More recently in 2020, Hannah was a semi-finalist in the Trinity Laban Soloists competition with Michele Mangani’s Bass Clarinet concerto.

Hannah is currently a member of ‘New Woods Collective’, a trio of bass clarinet, flute and piano specialising in contemporary repertoire; and a member of Hacha Duo (bass clarinet and cor anglais).

Hannah received a First Class Honours Bachelor of Music from the University Of Southampton in 2018, being awarded the Peter Evans Prize for performance excellence. At the University Of Southampton Hannah studied bass clarinet with Helen Paskins.

Hannah most notably performs as a solo performer, predominantly on bass clarinet. Since 2015 Hannah has been playing alongside pianist and fellow Southampton alumni Dan Keen. She has a large repertoire list, consisting of mostly contemporary pieces, including works that are unaccompanied, with piano accompaniment and with electronic backing.

In 2018, Hannah won the John Ireland prize for her performance of his Fantasy Sonata for clarinet and piano. Hannah has lots of experience playing bass clarinet, clarinet and Eb clarinet with many orchestras across London and the South of England. Hannah was a Leverhulme Scholar with the National Youth Wind Orchestra of GB in 2017. Hannah was chosen to play with the European Union Chamber Orchestra in 2018 when they performed a concert at Turner Sims, Southampton. Hannah also played bass clarinet in the 'Progression Ensemble' for the only UK date in Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurances' 2018 tour. Hannah more recently performed at the 2019 European Clarinet Festival held in Camerino, Italy.

Orchestras played with:

OneOrchestra, Street Orchestra London, Brixton Chamber Orchestra, National Youth Wind Orchestra of GB, Southampton University Symphony Orchestra, Southampton University Sinfonietta, Southampton University Symphonic Wind Orchestra, Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra, The Space Between Collective, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Wyatt Sinfonia, East London Symphony Orchestra, Hitchin Symphony Orchestra, London Incidental Orchestra, Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra.

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