Oboist, Hannah Morgan, studied with Melanie Ragge at The Royal Academy of Music and graduated in 2013 with First Class Honours. Her post-graduate studies in Germany were supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and DAAD.Read More
As a member of the Karajan Academy, Hannah studied with Jonathan Kelly and performed regularly with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle and other eminent conductors. Her work with the orchestra included tours, recordings, and live television and cinema broadcasts.
Prior to her studies in Berlin, she was the Principal Oboe of the National Youth Orchestra and Principal Cor Anglais of the European Union Youth Orchestra. She represented the Royal Academy of Music in an orchestral collaboration with the Julliard School. The concerts, in New York and London, were conducted by John Adams and contributed to the 2012 BBC Proms season.
Hannah is the recipient of numerous prizes, including the Hattori Foundation Senior Award, Leila Bull Oboe Prize and 1st Prize at the Third International Barbirolli Competition. She regularly gives recitals and concerto performances across the UK. As a selected musician for the Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform and Countess of Munster Recital Scheme, Hannah looks forward to her debut recital at the Wigmore Hall in 2016.
Hannah has performed chamber music at venues throughout Europe. She recently toured Italy giving oboe quartet concerts as part of Festival Opera Barga and has performed in a Borletti-Buitoni Masterclass in London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Hannah is enthusiastic about music education, recently writing and directing five children’s concerts for the Berlin Philharmonic. She played Principal Oboe in the premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Opera, Monster in the Maze, and also alongside the Soma Children’s Orchestra for a project organised by El Sistema Japan.
She has been a tutor for the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Great Britain and enjoys teaching reed-making at The Purcell School. Hannah regularly runs schools’ workshops and recently accepted an Open Academy Fellowship at the Royal Academy of Music for the 2016-17 season.