Hannah Renton

Hannah is a violinist from Aberdeen, Scotland. From a young age she was involved in the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, followed by the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. After graduating from her undergraduate degree with First Class Honours from the Royal College of Music in London, Hannah then graduated in 2021 from her Master of Performance with Distinction; where she continued her studies with internationally renowned teacher Jan Repko. 

Hannah was a Herbert Howells and Thomas Fielden Scholar, was supported by the Waddell Prize and the James Caird Travelling Scholarship Trust. During this time, she was also offered a position with the European Union Youth Orchestra with whom she toured extensively to some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, including Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Berlin’s Konzerthaus and The Royal Albert Hall. Towards the end of her studies she was offered the BBC Symphony Orchestra Scheme and now freelances with the London Chamber Orchestra. Through these experiences she has worked conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Manfred Honeck, Gianandrea Noseda, Peter Stark and Sir Mark Elder. Hannah now plays a violin made for her in Vienna by Julia Pasch, thanks to many generous donors including the Loan Fund for Musical Instruments.