Hannah Roberts

Tutor in Cello

FRNCM ARCM PPRNCM

Email: hannah.roberts@rncm.ac.uk

Principal Study Violoncello tutor

Hannah Roberts is a Tutor in Cello at the RNCM and Principal Cellist with Manchester Camerata.

An internationally respected performer and teacher, she performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician at prestigious venues and festivals both in the UK and internationally. Her duo with pianist Simon Parkin has been acclaimed in The Strad for its ‘rare ensemble and sensitive musicianship’.

Hannah is a highly committed teacher whose past and current students include well known chamber musicians, principal cellists and numerous competition winners. Hannah was made a Fellow of the RNCM in December 2011 for her contribution to the work of the College.

Current and Future Research

Performances of new solo cello works (written for me to play) by Brahim Kerkour and Christopher Mayo

Undergraduate Teaching

Teaching my class at RNCM

Running my Summer Cello Course

Giving masterclasses in other well known institutions

Postgraduate Teaching

As outlined in Undergraduate Teaching Section

Professional Activity

Numerous recitals and chamber music performances.

Concerto performances

Concerts as principal ‘cello, Manchester Camerata

Guest principal ‘cello, Halle Orchestra, Lancashire Sinfonietta

Masterclasses for RAM, Birmingham Conservatoire, RSAMD, RIAM

Founder and Director of Summer Cello Course (annually)

Consultant to numerous young professional ‘cellists on a private basis