London & Oxford based flautist
Flautist Hannah Gillingham is a second year Master of Performance scholar at The Royal College of Music.
She also completed her undergraduate studies at the RCM and was awarded a First Class Honours degree, alongside the 2020 Flute Prize in the annual RCM Woodwind Competition. She regularly performs in both London and Oxford as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician & welcomes pupils of all ages and abilities.
16th January 2023, 6pm - Performance of Gerhard's 'Capriccio for Solo Flute' in RCM's Museum
2nd December 2022 - Standard Issue concert - 'Solos and Duos and'
2nd December 2022 - Mad Song perform works by Anna Clyne, Judith Weir and Richard Causton
27th November 2022 - Britten Pears Young Artist's performance of new works at Snape Maltings
2nd November 2022 - Performance of George crumb's 'Voice of the Whale'
In 2020 Hannah won the Flute Category of RCM’s Annual Woodwind Competition playing Jolivet’s Five Incantations for Solo Flute. She has had masterclasses from Emmanuel Pahud, Sam Coles and Adam Walker and recent solo recital venues have included The Sheldonian Theatre, St. Anne’s College, Oxford and the Holywell Music Room.
Photo: Rafael Todes
As the flautist in contemporary ensemble Mad Song since it's formation in 2019, Hannah has enjoyed performing pieces such as Peter Maxwell-Davis' 'Eight Songs for a Mad King' and Steve Rich's Double Sextet alongside newer works by composers such as Anna Clyne, Judith Weir and Joan Towers.
She looks forward to performing Schoenberg's 'Pierrot Lunaire' with them at the High Barnet Chamber Music Festival this summer.
Hannah has been a participant on both the ENO an London Sinfonietta Academies and has been principal flute of the RCM Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras.
Whilst in the NYO from 2015-17 she toured France, played in two BBC Proms concerts and recorded Holst’s ‘The Planets’ with Edward Gardner.
RCM Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninov - Symphony No.3
Having achieved a Distinction in her ABRSM teaching Diploma, Hannah now teaches the flute privately to students of all ages. She is also passionate about music education and outreach and regularly leads workshops at primary schools and in the past has conducted both primary and secondary school orchestras.
“Hannah is an extremely professional and patient Tutor”
-Parent of a Student
Photo: Rafael Todes